Absentee voting has opened for
the 33rd State Senate seat in the Virginia General Assembly.
The special election for the seat being vacated by Mark Herring, who was elected Virginia’s Attorney General, is set for Jan. 21. The winner will complete the term, which expires Jan. 13, 2016.
Democrat Jennifer T. Wexton, Independent Joe T. May and Republican John C. L. Whitbeck Jr. are vying for the job.
For Loudoun County residents in the 33rd Senate District, in-person absentee voting is now open at the Loudoun Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite C, in Leesburg, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The deadline to vote by absentee ballot in person is Saturday, Jan. 18; the office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on that day.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, Jan. 14. Voters can find an absentee ballot application online at www.loudoun.gov/absentee. Completed and signed applications can be submitted in the following ways:
- Mail to: Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite C, Leesburg VA 20175
- Fax to: 703-777-0622
- Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
This election is open only to registered voters within the 33rd Senate District. To determine if you are a voter in the 33rd Senate District, check your voter identification card, visit www.loudoun.gov/vote and click on ‘Polling Place Lookup’ or call the Voter Registration Office at 703-777-0380. The deadline to register to vote in the election is Jan. 14.
More information is online at www.loudoun.gov/vote.