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Deadline Extended Today Until 11:59 p.m.

Thursday, October 15th for the November 3rd Election

Submit Absentee Ballot Application or receive Information on Absentee Ballot Process (Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot October 23rd.)

Information on Voting Early In-Person on Portsmouth

Every Registered Citizen of Portsmouth Can Vote Early! 


Early Voting Started Friday, September 18th, and ends Saturday, October 31st. Please visit our local registrar's office at 801 Crawford Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704 (1st Floor of City Hall). Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5: 00 p.m. You can also Cast your Vote Early on Saturday, October 24th, and Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 a.m. - 5: 00 p.m.

Information For November 3rd Election Day In-Person Voting
  • If you choose to vote on Election Day, please follow all CDC recommended guidelines such as wearing a mask while standing in line and in the voting booth, standing 6 feet apart while waiting in line to vote, and other CDC Recommendations.

  •  Please Note: Due to the 6 feet social distancing CDC Guideline, the lines may seem longer than normal, please do not let this deter you from voting, the election officers are prepared to move the lines as quickly and safely as possible. 

  • For elderly or disabled individuals who are unable to get out of their cars to stand in line, CURBSIDE Voting is allowed, please have the person assisting the individual, to enter into the Polling Location and ask an Election Officer for Assistance. 

  • Polling places are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.  Anyone in line at 7:00 p.m. will be allowed to vote.  

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