Deadline to Register to Vote in June Primary Elections
Monday, May 20
5/18/2019, 6 a.m.
The deadline to register to vote in Virginia’s June 11 primary elections is Monday, May 20.
Republican or Democratic primaries for candidates vying for the House of Delegates, the state Senate and a number of local offices are being held in 73 localities, including in the Richmond area.
Area voters will go to the polls on Tuesday, June 11, to cast ballots in primaries for the Henrico County Board of Supervisors, the Henrico sheriff, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, the Hanover County Board of Supervisors and for the 62nd District in the House of Delegates, and state Senate candidates in the 10th, 11th, 12th and 16th districts that include jurisdictions stretching from Richmond to Petersburg.
If there is a Democratic and a Republican primary in your district, voters will be asked to choose which primary they would like to participate in. Virginia law also requires voters to show an acceptable photo ID in order to vote in person. That includes a Virginia driver’s license, a U.S. passport, a student photo ID issued by a college or university in Virginia, an employer-issued photo ID or a photo ID issued by the Virginia DMV.
To find out if there is a primary election in your district, contact your local voter registrar’s office or go to www.elections.virginia.gov.
Voters also have until 5 p.m. Monday, May 20, to update their voter registration information in order to vote in the primary.
Registration and updating information can be done online at vote.virginia.gov.