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VOTE BY MAIL

2023 SPECIAL ELECTION

Apply online or download the application to email, mail, fax, or drop off your application.

Deadline to Apply:
Friday, February 10, 2023 at 5:00 pm

Return Your Ballot:

In person -  By February 21, 2023 at 7:00 pm to any polling place or the Office of Elections (or any early voting location during the early voting period)

By mail -  Postmarked by Tuesday, February 21 and received by Friday, February 24 at 12:00 pm

Ballot Tracking

To track your mail ballot, sign up for BallotTrax to receive email notifications or text updates when your ballot is mailed to you, when your ballot is received by the Office of Elections, and the status of your ballot after it is received.

GENERAL INFORMATION

 

How to Vote by Mail

  1. Apply to receive a ballot by mail.  You can opt to receive a ballot by mail for just one election or for every election.

  2. Your ballot is automatically sent to you.  Ballots are mailed 45 days prior to an election or after approval of your application, if inside the 45-day window (and before the application deadline).

  3. Mark your voting choices on your ballot.

  4. Complete the Statement and have a witness sign it. 

  5. Seal your ballot in the envelopeWatch our video to see how to seal it properly.

  6. Return your ballot by mail or at a drop box at a voting location.

 

Ways to Apply to Vote by Mail:

  • Apply online through the Virginia Department of Elections with your state-issued ID

  • Download the application to email, mail, fax, or drop off your application

  • Pick up an application at our office at 9250 Lee Avenue, Suite 1 (Manassas) or at any Prince William County Library.

 

Ways to Return Your Ballot

  • By Mail – Must be postmarked by Election Day (and received by the following Friday at noon).

  • At our Office – Drop your ballot in the drop box at 9250 Lee Avenue, Suite 1 (Manassas) by 7pm on Election Day.

  • At a Drop Box – All early voting locations and Election Day polling places have drop boxes you can use.

Removal from Permanent Absentee List

If you have previously applied to be on the permanent absentee list and would like to be removed, complete this request form and mail, fax, or return it in person to our office.

PLEASE NOTE: Completion of this form means that you will no longer automatically receive an absentee ballot from our office and going forward, you will need to complete an absentee ballot application for every election in which you want to receive an absentee ballot by mail.

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