General election Nov. 5

General election Nov. 5

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  • The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election is Tuesday, Oct. 15.
  • The deadline to apply for a ballot by mail is Tuesday, Oct. 29. The Department of Elections encourages those requesting a ballot by mail to do so as early as possible to avoid mail delivery delays.
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot in-person is Nov. 2.
  • In-person absentee voting is available Monday through Friday during regular general registrar office hours, and on Saturday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Nov. 2. Office hours and locations for in-person absentee voting can vary by locality, so voters can check that information at
  • The deadline for a general registrar to receive an absentee ballot by mail is 7 p.m. Nov. 5.

Virginia General Assembly

All Senate and House of Delegates seats are open.

Constitutional Officers

The following positions will be elected: Commissioner of the REvenue, Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer

Board of Supervisors

Districts B, E, F, and G will be open.

School Board

Districts B, E, F, and G will be open.

Town Councils

Both Blacksburg and Christiansburg Town Councils have seats open.

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