Thursday, December 8, 2022

The deadline to register to vote is Monday. Here’s what you need to know

The end of business Monday is the last day to submit voter registration applications or make changes to an already submitted application in order to be eligible to vote on Nov. 6.

Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before Oct. 15. Online applications are due by 11:59 p.m. Monday.

Online voter registration is available for eligible Virginia residents of all locales on the Department of Elections’ website. All Virginia voters must also present a photo identification to vote in-person.

Several types of photo ID are acceptable. Voters can also visit the state’s elections website to find their polling stations and see which candidates are running.

For information on absentee voting, which has different requirements and deadlines than in-person voting, check out WYDaily’s story.

John Mangalonzo
John Mangalonzohttp://wydaily.com
John Mangalonzo (john@localdailymedia.com) is the managing editor of Local Voice Media’s Virginia papers – WYDaily (Williamsburg), Southside Daily (Virginia Beach) and HNNDaily (Hampton-Newport News). Before coming to Local Voice, John was the senior content editor of The Bellingham Herald, a McClatchy newspaper in Washington state. Previously, he served as city editor/content strategist for USA Today Network newsrooms in St. George and Cedar City, Utah. John started his professional journalism career shortly after graduating from Lyceum of The Philippines University in 1990. As a rookie reporter for a national newspaper in Manila that year, John was assigned to cover four of the most dangerous cities in Metro Manila. Later that year, John was transferred to cover the Philippine National Police and Armed Forces of the Philippines. He spent the latter part of 1990 to early 1992 embedded with troopers in the southern Philippines as they fought with communist rebels and Muslim extremists. His U.S. journalism career includes reporting and editing stints for newspapers and other media outlets in New York City, California, Texas, Iowa, Utah, Colorado and Washington state.

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