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Absentee Voting Begins Friday for City Residents

September 16, 2010

Voters who will be out of town on Election Day and voters who are elderly or incapacitated may be qualified to vote early.

Absentee voting begins on Friday, September 17 in the City of Charlottesville Office of Voter Registration. The office of the General Registrar is open from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday through Friday and will be open on the two Saturdays preceding the general election for in-person absentee voting.

The final day for in-person absentee voting is on Saturday, October 30 preceding the election.

Contact the office of the General Registrar for information on requesting a ballot by mail. The deadline for such a request is the Tuesday, October 26 preceding the election.

On July 1, 2010, a new law went into effect adding a new reason code to the current Absentee Ballot forms. Voters who are designated representatives of candidates or of the party, inside polls may now vote absentee. On the form, they must provide name of designating candidate or party.

For more information, please contact the Office of Voter Registration at 970-3250


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