Absentee Voting Information

Nov. 6, 2012, General and Special Elections

Monday, July 16, 2012

Absentee voting enables qualified voters to participate in upcoming elections even though they may not be able to go to the polls on Election Day.

Eligible Virginia registered voters can download an AB application or contact the Voter Registrar’s Office to request an absentee ballot application.


Completed applications can be returned in four ways:


In Person: 

2449 Princess Anne Road
Bldg 14, Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456


By Mail:  

City of Virginia Beach 
General Registrar 
P. O. Box 6247

Virginia Beach VA 23456-0247


By Email:  grabsenteevote@vbgov.com


By Fax:  (757) 385-5632

The absentee ballot application, when sent by mail, email or fax, must be received in the Voter Registrar’s Office by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012.

The deadline for absentee voting in person is Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012, at 5 p.m. Absentee voting in person begins at least 45 days before most elections. In person absentee balloting will be available at the Voter Registrar’s Office at the Municipal Center, Building 14, starting on Friday, Sept. 21, 2012.


For more information, citizens may visit:
• Who may vote absentee?

• Completing an Absentee Ballot Application

• How often must you submit an Absentee Ballot?

• Military and Overseas Citizens see: Absentee Voting Procedures for Overseas Personnel (Military & Non-Military)


For more questions, please contact us at grabsenteevote@vbgov.com