Virginia has an election every year which means the people’s voice should be heard on issues of healthcare, education, civil rights, justice, jobs and housing. Every aspect of your life is decided on at the “stroke of a vote”. And, all politics are local.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 3, 2015. District polls are open 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Check your voter status and poll location here. Check your voter information and view the voter ballot for your district here.
CLO FACT: You are not a registered voter until you have received your voter registration card in the mail.
Acceptable forms of identification includes:
*Valid Virginia Driver’s License
*DMV-Issued Photo Identification Card
*Valid Employee Photo Identification Card
*Valid United States Passport
*Government-Issued Photo Identification Card
*Valid College or University Student Photo Identification Card
*New Virginia Voter Photo Identification Card
Please note: If you do not have an acceptable form of photo identification, contact your local registrar’s office for a free Virginia Voter Photo Identification Card.
If you do not present a photo ID at the voter polls, you can vote a provisional ballot. For more details about the voter requirements and additional information, please visit the Virginia Department of Elections.
The vote is your fundamental right in America. Did you know that the 24th Amendment made it illegal for states to charge a poll tax to voters, 1964? Did you know that the Voting Rights Act authorized the federal government to take over the voting process because blacks were prevented from registering to vote or cast a vote through literacy tests and intimidation tactics, 1965?
Did you know that one vote gave America the English language instead of German, 1776?
Did you know that one vote gave Adolf Hitler leadership of the Nazi Party, 1923?