Voter Registration & Elections

City of Alexandria Office of Voter Registrations and Elections.

Page updated on Jun 16, 2021 at 4:25 PM

June 8, 2021 Democratic Party Primary Election 


How Do I Vote Absentee?

  • By-Mail. If you would like to receive an ballot by mail, you may apply online,  vote.elections.virginia.gov or download a paper application from our absentee page (see below).
    • The  absentee voting page includes additional information, including links to absentee-by-mail applications and information on returning by mail ballots. 
    • The deadline to apply for a by mail ballot is 5 p.m. on the 11th day before an election. 
  • In-Person Absentee. In-Person absentee voting begins 45 days prior to a primary or general election in the Alexandria Voter Registration Office, 132 North Royal Street. Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 
    • The  absentee voting page will include additional information on in-person absentee voting including satellite voting locations, weekend and evening hours.
    • The deadline to vote in-person absentee is 5 p.m. on the Saturday before an election. 

Military and Overseas Voters may learn more about their voter registration and absentee voting options at www.elections.virginia.gov/registration/military-overseas/index.html


How Do I Register to Vote?

The voter registration deadline for the November 2, General Election, for those not already registered to vote at their current address, is October 12. Registration applications received after this deadline will be processed after the election. You may submit or update your registration information online through the Virginia Department of Elections,  vote.elections.virginia.gov. Any eligible U.S. citizen who will be 18 years old by the next general election are eligible to register.  

To check your registration status and find your polling place, visit  vote.elections.virginia.gov, or call the Alexandria Voter Registration Office at 703.746.4050.

For more information on voter registration (and conducting voter registration drives), or to submit a paper registration application, please see our  Voter Registration Information and Application page.


How Does Voting Work in Alexandria?


Precinct Maps and Polling Place Addresses

  • Precinct Map (as of September 2020)
  • Precinct listing (as of September 2020)
  • Due to COVID19, the voting location for the Ladrey Senior Building Precinct will be the Charles Houston Center (901 Wythe Street).
  • Due to COVID19, the voting location for the Hermitage Precinct will be the John Adams School (5651 Rayburn Ave).
  • Due to construction, the voting location for the Douglas MacArthur School Precinct will be the G.W Masonic Temple (101 Callahan Dr.). 
  • GIS polling place viewer 

ID Requirements

Virginia voters will be asked to show identification prior to voting. For more information, including a list of acceptable IDs, please see  Virginia's Department of Elections website. 


Recent Election Results 

Election Results History and Statistics 

November 3, 2020 General Election for President and Vice President, United States Senate, Member House of Representatives (8th District) and  two proposed Constitutional Amendments



Information in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Korean

The Virginia Department of Elections has translated many of its web pages into Spanish, Vietnamese, and Korean.


How Do I Run for Local Office?

The next election for Mayor, City Council and School Board will be on November 2, 2021. The filing deadline to run for these offices varies based upon nominating method. 


Campaign Finance Reports & Statements of Economic Interest 


Become an Alexandria Election Officer


Other Election Links


Alexandria Electoral Board and Registrar of Voters

Alexandria has a three-person Electoral Board

  • Jack Powers, Secretary 
  •  Bruce A. Brown, Chairman
  •  Mary Lyman, Vice Chair

Electoral Board Meetings are open to the public and are listed on the Election Calendar .

Minutes from the meetings are posted as soon as they are available. 

The Electoral Board appoints the Registrar of Voters.

Please contact our office with any questions about voter registration, early voting, or Election Day:

Angie Maniglia Turner  General Registrar and Director of Elections 
Office of Voter Registration and Elections
132 North Royal Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
703.746.4050
Fax: 703.838.6449

FOIA Requests may be submitted directly to our office, or through the City Attorney.

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