Your Vote

The Democratic Party of Virginia is dedicated to ensuring that all Virginians can exercise their rights to register, vote, and have their votes counted. This page provides resources on voting issues.

How do I volunteer for this year’s voter protection efforts?  You can start by signing up at www.markwarnerva.com/voter-protection.

How do I register to vote? To vote on November 4, 2014, you must register by October 14, 2014, at your local registrar’s office or online here: https://www.vote.virginia.gov/

Where do I vote on November 4, 2014? Find your local polling place here.

How can I confirm I am a registered voter? Check here.

What are the new voter photo ID requirements? To vote this year, you must have a valid photo ID, such as a Virginia driver’s license. See here for information about which IDs will be accepted and which will be rejected. If you do not have a valid ID, you can obtain one free of charge, at any registrar’s office, without offering documentation. Check here for your local registrar. For additional information on voter ID, see: http://www.gotidvirginia.org/

How do I vote absentee? You can vote absentee by mail or in person prior to election day, if you meet the requirements. See here.

As a college student, can I register in my college community? For national information on student voting, see here.

What are the rules for voter registration drives?  The State Board of Elections has issued guidelines for voter registration drives.  For information and the on-line training program, click here

How can I make voting more accessible? See the rules and procedures for people with disabilities, here.
 
Where can I learn about restoration of voting rights? Go to www.takebackmyvote.org.
 
Does DPVA have a Voter Helpline? Yes – call 844-840-2014 – from now until election day, November 4, 2014.

Resources:

Virginia Department of Elections 

Democratic National Committee Voter Expansion

DNC Voter Information

Virginia New Majority Voter Resources

The Brennan Center