The registration deadline is approaching for anyone who wants to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election.
Loudoun County residents have until Monday, Oct. 15, to register. The deadline for online voter registration 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 15. The deadline to register in person is 5 p.m. Oct. 15, at the Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 750 Miller Drive SE., Suite C in Leesburg. Voter registrations put in the mail must be postmarked by Oct. 15.
Absentee balloting has begun and continues at the Office of Elections through Oct. 26. Absentee voting can be done from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. You do not have to apply in advance to vote in person. Expanded absentee voting hours and locations will be offered beginning in late October.
Voters can choose absentee voting for a number of reasons, including school, work, vacation or illness. Information on eligibility to vote absentee is online at loudoun.gov/absentee.
Loudoun County voters have the following choices in the Nov. 6 General election (Leesburg and Middleburg voters have additional choices):
- U.S. Senator: Choose one from Republican Corey A. Stewart, Democrat Timothy M. Kaine (inbumbent) or Libertarian Matt J. Waters.
- Virginia’s 10th District in the U.S. House of Representatives: Choose one from Republican Barbara J. Comstock (incumbent) or Democrat Jennifer T. Wexton.
- Constitutional Amendment Question 1: Should a county, city, or town be authorized to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding, if flooding resiliency improvements have been made on the property?
- Constitutional Amendment Question 2: Shall the real property tax exemption for a primary residence that is currently provided to the surviving spouses of veterans who had a one hundred percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability be amended to allow the surviving spouse to move to a different primary residence and still claim the exemption?
- Loudoun County Transportation Project Question: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $152,585,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design and construct Braddock Road (Route 659 to Royal Hunter); the costs to design and construct segments of Crosstrail Boulevard; the costs to design and construct improvements to Evergreen Mills Road (Northstar to Stone Springs); the costs to design and construct improvements to Farmwell Road (Smith Switch to Ashburn Road); the costs to design and construct Intersection Improvements throughout the County; the costs to design and construct Prentice Drive; the costs to design and construct a Route 9/Route 287 Roundabout; the costs to design and construct Route 50 Corridor Improvements; and the costs of other public road
and transportation projects approved in the County’s Capital Improvement Program?
Loudoun County School Project Question: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $98,820,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design, construct, and equip ES-23 Dulles North Rlementary School; the costs to design, construct, and equip ES-29 Dulles South Elementary School; the costs to design, construct, and equip School Security Vestibules; and the costs of other public school facilities as requested by the Loudoun County School Board?
- Town of Leesburg: Mayor — choose one from C. B. “Kelly” Burk, R. E. “Ron” Campbell, Thomas S. “Tom” Dunn II or “Write-in.” Town Council — choose one from Fernando J. “Marty” Martinez, Neil R. Steinberg, Kari M. Nacy, Suzanne D. Fox, Vanessa R. Maddox or “Write-in.”
- Town of Middleburg: Town Council — choose one from Kurt T. Abendschein, Chris W. Bernard or “Write-in.”
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Nov. 6.
For more information, including precinct and polling locations, visit loudoun.gov/vote.