Voter Registration and Absentee Voting Information for Nov. 6 General and Special Elections

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

​On Nov. 6, Virginia Beach residents will cast their ballots in the General and Special Elections for United States Senate, House of Representatives 2nd District, Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Mayor, City Council and School Board. 

For specific information including proposed constitutional amendments, a sample ballot, and an updated list of polling locations visit

The deadline to register to vote is Monday, Oct. 15.

The Constitution of Virginia requires that voters be registered to vote in the precinct in which they live in order to be qualified to vote.

To be eligible to vote on Tuesday, Nov. 6, those not registered, or any registered voter who needs to make a change to their registration address or name, must submit a Voter Registration Application no later than close of business on Monday, Oct. 15. Mailed Voter Registration Applications must also be postmarked on or before Monday, Oct. 15.

Residents may register In-Person at the Voter Registration & Elections office, all Virginia Beach Public Library locations, and Virginia Beach Department of Motor Vehicles Offices (in conjunction with DMV transactions) during normal hours of operation. Online Voter Registration is also available on the Department of Elections website at

Absentee ballot applications must be received by mail, email, fax, or online by 5 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30. The voted ballot must be received in the Voter Registration & Elections office by 7 p.m. on Election Day, Nov. 6. Saturday, Nov. 3, by 5 p.m. is the last day for absentee voting in-person.

Registered voters who need to vote absentee in-person may do so at:

  • Voter Registration & Elections – Municipal Center, Building 14
    2449 Princess Anne Road, 23456
    Sept. 21 – Nov. 2, Mon. – Fri. from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    and Saturdays, Oct. 27 & Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Community Recreation Center – Bayside
    4500 First Court Road, 23455
    Oct. 22 – Nov. 2, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    and Saturdays, Oct. 27 & Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Virginia Beach Community Recreation Center Great Neck
    2521 Shorehaven Drive, 23454
    Oct. 22 – Nov. 2, Mon. – Fri. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    and Saturdays, Oct. 27 & Nov. 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Voters that do not have an acceptable form of identification may contact our office for a free voter photo ID.

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