Voter Registration & Elections

City of Alexandria Office of Voter Registrations and Elections.

Page updated on Jan 20, 2022 at 9:12 PM

How Do I Register to Vote?

The voter registration deadline for general and primary elections are 22 days before the election. 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, 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, 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 Do I Vote Absentee?

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. 

  • 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 the election.  

By-Mail. If you would like to receive an ballot by mail, you may apply online, or download a paper application from our absentee page (see below).

  • The   absentee voting page includes additional information, including details on the permanent absentee voting list, links to 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. 

Military and Overseas Voters may learn more about their voter registration and absentee voting options at

How Does Voting Work in Alexandria?

Precinct Maps and Polling Place Addresses

  • Precinct Map
  • Precinct listing 
  • 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 2, 2021 General Election for Virginia Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates, Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff, Mayor, Members of City Council and School Board

June 8, 2021 Democratic Party Primary Election for Virginia Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates (45th District), Mayor and City Council.

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
Fax: 703.838.6449

Office Hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

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