Voting in Alexandria

Voting in Alexandria

On the ballot in the City of Alexandria, Nov. 5, 2019

Find out exactly what will be on your ballot by checking and have a look at your sample ballot at

Clerk of the Court

J. Greg Parks (D) unopposed

Virginia Senate

District 30

Adam P. Ebbin (D), incumbent, unopposed

District 35

Richard L. "Dick" Saslaw (D), incumbent, unopposed

District 39

George L. Barker (D), incumbent

S. W. "Dutch" Hillenburg (R)

House of Delegates

District 45

Mark H. Levine (D), incumbent, unopposed

District 46

Charniele L. Herring (D), incumbent, unopposed

Sample Ballots, and more information, available at

Voter Registration

The Voter Registration deadline to participate in the Nov. 5 General Election is Tuesday, Oct. 15. Registration applications received after this deadline will be processed after the election.

To check your registration status and find your polling place, visit, or call the Alexandria Voter Registration Office at 703-746-4050.

Virginia residents who are U.S. citizens and will be 18 years old by Nov. 5, 2019 may submit a registration application for the 2019 election. The fastest way to register to vote is to apply online through the Virginia Department of Elections See also Alexandria’s Voter Registration Information and Application page at

How to Vote Absentee

  • In-Person Absentee. In-person absentee voting for the Nov. 5 General Election begins on Friday, Sept. 20. The deadline to vote in-person absentee will be 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2 .
  • By-Mail Absentee. If you would like to receive an absentee ballot by mail, apply online, The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail will be 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Photo ID Requirements

Virginia voters must show photo identification prior to voting. For more information, including a list of acceptable IDs, please see Virginia's Department of Elections website at

If you don’t have photo ID, you can apply for a free photo ID at Alexandria’s Elections office any time they are open, including Election Day. 132 North Royal Street, Suite 100. Our hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. This ID is valid for voting purposes only. On Election Day we are open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

When you get to our office (1) you will fill out a short application, (2) we will take your picture and get your signature, and (3) you will receive your permanent voter photo identification card in the mail within two weeks. If you need to update your name or address, you may do that at the same time you come in for your ID.

If you come to our office within 30 days of an election, we will give you a temporary photo ID which you may use for the current election.

If you get to your polling place without acceptable photo ID, you can vote a provisional ballot. You will be given instructions on what to do so your vote can count.

When you register to vote in Virginia, you do not register to vote by party. Virginia is an Open Primary state, which means that any registered voter in Virginia can vote in either a Democratic or Republican primary. When both parties are holding a primary election, you will be asked which primary you want to vote in when you check in to vote with your photo ID. Note, you may only vote in one primary.


City of Alexandria Office of Voter Registrations and Elections

132 North Royal Street, Suite 100

Alexandria, VA 22314