April 26, 2024

Vote 2024: Early Voting for June 18 Primary Begins on May 3

Voters will choose Democratic and Republican candidates for U.S. Senate and House of Representatives.

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Polls will be open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., at the Voter Registrar’s Office at 2449 Princess Anne Road. Voters will select their chosen candidate for the Democratic and Republican primaries for federal representatives for the upcoming general election in November. 

Saturday voting will be available 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. only on June 8 and June 15. No Sunday early voting and no additional voting locations are available. The last day to vote early is Saturday, June 15. 

Races With Primary Elections 

  • U.S. Senate 
  • House of Representatives 

Voting by Mail 

Individuals who would like to vote by mail may complete an online application with the Virginia Department of Elections. Paper applications should be returned to the Voter Registrar’s office by email at grabsentee@vbgov.com or by mail to: 

Director of Elections/General Registrar 
City of Virginia Beach 
Voter Registration & Elections 
P. O. Box 6247 
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0247  

All vote-by-mail ballots must be returned to the Registrar’s Office by mail or in person no later than 7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 18. 

Registering to Vote 

Eligible individuals may register to vote using one of the following methods between now and the deadline on May 28: 

Same-day registration will continue for the remainder of the early voting period and the day of the election. Individuals who opt to register and vote on the same day will be given a provisional ballot and instructions to confirm their registration. More information about same-day registration may be found on the Virginia Department of Elections website. 

Don’t Forget Your ID 

When casting a ballot, be sure to bring an accepted form of identification. Any voter who does not present an acceptable identification must sign a statement, subject to felony penalties, that they are the named registered voter for their ballot to be counted 

Voters who do not sign the statement or present an accepted form of identification must vote with a provisional ballot. 

Voters required by the Help America Vote Act (52 U.S.C. § 21083(b)) to show identification the first time they vote in a federal election must present one of the following:  

  • A current and valid photo identification.  
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck or other government document containing the name and address of the voter. 

Important Dates and Deadlines 

  • May 3: First day of in-person early voting. 
  • May 28: The last day to register to vote or update an existing registration. 
  • June 7: Deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you. 
  • June 8: The first Saturday early voting date. 
  • June 15: The last Saturday early voting date and the last date to vote early. 

For more information about voting in Virginia Beach, visit voter.virginiabeach.gov.

Contact Information

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