Voter Registration & Elections  |  Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballot Application Deadlines for 2018:

Election Date:

Date by which applications for
ballots to be mailed must be
received by the Registrar

Last date* to vote by absentee
ballot in person at Office of Voter
Registration at 1600 5th Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902


June 12, 2018  Primary (if called)

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 5:00 PM

Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 9 AM to 5 PM




 November 6, 2018
General   Election

 Tuesday, October 30, 2018  at 5:00 PM

 Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9 AM to 5 PM

*Contact our office at 434-972-4173 for emergency voting provisions available after this date. IF YOU ARE A FIRST TIME VOTER WHO REGISTERED BY MAIL OR AT A NON-OFFICIAL REGISTRATION SITE, YOU MAY BE REQUIRED BY LAW TO VOTE IN PERSON. CALL 434-972-4173 FOR DETAILS.

 Casting an Absentee Ballot in Virginia

Online Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

Information for Military and Overseas Voters

Citizens who will be absent from Albemarle County on Election Day, or who are unable to go to the polls because of any reason currently accepted under Virginia law can apply to receive an absentee ballot by mail, or can vote in-person at the Registrar's office at 5th Street.
Absentee ballots are available approximately 46 days prior to an election.  The Registrar's office is open for in-person absentee voting Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and on the two Saturdays prior to a November General election they are open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  They are only open one Saturday before a primary, May General, or special election.


Contact the Department
Voter Registration and Elections
Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Mailing Address:
PMB 160
435 Merchant Walk Square, Suite 300
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-972-4178
Email the Department