Absentee voting is now underway in Loudoun County for upcoming elections in May and June. All voters may choose the reason “2A-My disability or illness” for absentee voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Voters may apply for an absentee ballot online. Eligible voters in Loudoun are encouraged to cast absentee ballots for the:
Upcoming deadlines for the elections are:
May 19 Elections
June 4 Elections
June 23 Election
In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, social distancing measures are in place for in-person absentee voting at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite C in Leesburg, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Only curbside absentee voting is offered. There are signs directing voters to contact election officials upon their arrival.
As Virginia does not recognize party affiliation in voter registration, all registered voters are eligible to vote in the Republican primary. However, election officials remind residents that only voters in the western Loudoun towns of Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville and Round Hill are eligible to vote in the municipal elections.
“We continue to have voters who are not town residents asking for absentee ballots. While we appreciate the eagerness of people to exercise their right to vote, we need to remind everyone that for these municipal elections, you must be a resident of one of these five western Loudoun towns in order to apply for an absentee ballot for these elections. As a reminder, the towns of Hillsboro and Leesburg will have elections in November,” said Loudoun County General Registrar Judy Brown.
Loudoun election officials encourage voters to stay informed by:
More information about the upcoming election, including links to sample ballots, may be found at loudoun.gov/TownElections.
Loudoun County also encourages residents to stay informed about COVID-19.
Residents with questions about COVID-19 may call the Loudoun County Health Department’s information line, 703-737-8300, or send an email.
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