Special Election to be Held on Jan. 10, 2023, for Virginia Senate District 7

Early voting available beginning Friday, Dec. 2.

pin that reads "Vote" with American Flag in backgroundFollowing the outcome of the Nov. 8 election, a Special Election is being held to fill the Virginia 7th Senate District vacated when Senator-elect Jen Kiggans resigned to assume her position in the U.S. House of Representatives for Virginia's 2nd Congressional District.

The Special Election will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. With the way that the state senate districts are drawn, not all Virginia Beach voters are represented by the 7th District. To determine if you are represented in the 7th District, enter your address on the "Who Is My Legislator" tool on the General Assembly website.

Early voting begins this Friday, Dec. 2, and will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday – Friday until Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Saturday early voting is available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 31 and Jan. 7. Early in-person voting will only be available at the Office of Voter Registration & Elections, 2449 Princess Anne Road, Building 14 at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.

Voters may request a ballot by mail until 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 30. Mail-in ballots can be returned in person to the Registrar's Office by 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023, or by mail and be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by the Registrar's Office by noon on the Friday after the election.

Anyone who wishes to register to vote or update their registration status has until the close of business on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023. However, same-day registration means that voters will be able to register and vote on the day of the Special Election with a provisional ballot.

To check your voter registration status, please visit elections.virginia.gov/voterinformation.

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