Virginia's 4th Congressional District Special Election
On Tuesday, February 21, voters in Virginia’s 4th Congressional District (VA-4) will choose their United States Representative in a special election.
Any resident eligible to vote in VA-4 may cast a ballot in this special election to fill the seat formerly held by Donald McEachin.
CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION
The deadline to register to vote or update your existing voter registration is Tuesday, February 14. Voters who register on or after February 15 may vote in this special election using a provisional ballot.
VOTE EARLY UNTIL FEBRUARY 18
Early Voting in the VA-4 special election is currently underway, and you may vote at your local registrar’s office until February 18 at 5:00 PM ET. Please click here to find your local registrar’s office.
VOTE ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21
Polling places will be open from 6 AM — 7 PM ET on the day of the special election: Tuesday, February 21. Please click here to find your polling place.
If you plan to vote in person, please click here to find in-person voting guidelines.
VOTE BY MAIL/ABSENTEE BALLOT
Requesting Your Ballot
To vote by mail in the VA-4 special election, your request for a mail-in ballot must be received by your local registrar's office on February 10 at 5:00 PM ET. We recommend requesting your ballot as soon as possible.
Returning Your Ballot
All mail-in ballots must be returned by 7 PM ET on Tuesday, February 21.
Completed ballots may be dropped off in person at a designated drop-off location or mailed to your local elections officials using USPS. Mailed ballots must be postmarked by Election Day and received by noon on Friday, February 24.
VOTER ID REQUIREMENTS
Virginia law requires that all voters who vote in person present an acceptable form of identification, sign an ID Confirmation Statement, or vote with a provisional ballot.
If you are voting for the first time and did not provide an acceptable form of ID with your voter registration application, you must provide a copy of an acceptable form of ID with your mail-in ballot. You’ll be sent a notice of Special Federal ID Requirements with further instructions.
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO VOTE
If you have any problems voting, call or text the nonpartisan Election Protection Hotline:866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683).
FOR MORE VOTING INFORMATION
The best source of information about voting is typically your local election office. You can find your local voter registration office here.
Thank you for being a voter!