Absentee voting gets underway soon in Virginia
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Absentee voting is about to get underway in Virginia.
The Virginia Department of Elections says absentee voting for the Nov. 5 general election begins Friday. Qualified voters can cast a ballot through in-person absentee voting at their local registrar’s office or by mail.
To vote absentee, registered voters must meet one of 20 eligibility requirements. Qualifying reasons to vote absentee include pregnancy, a religious obligation or personal business or vacation outside where you live on Election Day.
Voters can request an absentee ballot online .
The deadline to register to vote for the November General Election is Oct. 15.