Voter Registration & Elections

City of Alexandria Office of Voter Registrations and Elections.

Page updated on Jun 3, 2016 at 4:08 PM

November 8 Presidential Election 

On Tuesday, November 8 there will be a General Election for President of the United States and U.S. House of Representatives. The ballot will also include two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution.  All regular polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

To check your registration and confirm your polling place location, go to or call the Alexandria Voter Registration Office, 703-746-4050.

How Do I Register to Vote?

The voter registration deadline for this election will be Monday, October 17, 2016. The quickest way to register (or update your registration) is online through the Virginia Department of Elections website, For more information on voter registration, or to submit a paper registration application, please see our Voter Registration Information and Application page.

How Do I Vote Absentee?

Absentee voting for this election will begin on Friday, September 23, 2016.  For information on in-person absentee voting and absentee voting by mail, please see our Absentee Voting page.

What's on the Ballot?

Sample ballots will be posted in early September. The Alexandria ballot will include President and Vice President of the United States, U.S. House of Representatives (Eighth Congressional District), and two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution.

Photo ID Requirements

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

Don't have photo ID? You may apply for a FREE photo ID at our office any time we are open, including Election Day. We are located at 132 North Royal Street, Suite 100. Our hours are Monday - Friday from 8am to 5pm. This ID is valid for voting purposes only. On Election Day we are open from 6am to 7pm.

When you get to our office (1) you will fill out a short application, (2) we will take your picture and get your signature, and (3) you will receive your permanent voter photo identification card in the mail within two weeks. If you need to update your name or address, you may do that at the same time you come in for your ID. If you come to our office within 30 days of an election, we will give you a temporary photo ID which you may use for the current election.

How Does Voting Work in Alexandria?

Voting in Alexandria (with special advisories for persons with disabilities) 

Voter Services for Persons with Disabilities 

Alexandria's eScan and eSlate Voting Equipment

Guidelines for News Media During Elections

Precinct Maps and Polling Place Addresses

Recent Election Results 

Campaign Finance Reports & Statements of Economic Interest 

Information for Candidates

Become an Alexandria Election Officer

Other Election Links

Alexandria Electoral Board and Registrar of Voters

Alexandria Electoral Board 

Susan B. Kellom, Secretary 
Bruce A. Brown, Chairman
Jack Powers, Vice Chair
Eric Spicer, Elections Administrator

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

Registrar of Voters

Anna Leider
For voter registration and absentee inquiries - Please include full name, current address, and date of birth.
132 North Royal Street, Suite 100
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Fax: 703.838.6449