Absentee Voting

NEW Absentee / Early Voting: 


 Virginia now has early voting! Virginia voters have several ways to vote:
In-Person Voting Options:

  • In person on Election Day, November 3rd, Polling Places open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; OR
  • In-person early voting, at the Registrar's office, City Hall 1st floor, 201 James Ave. 

In-person early voting will begin September 18 and will continue, Monday through Friday, until Friday, October 30, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The office will also be open on Saturday, October 24, and Saturday, October 31, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The office will be closed on Columbus Day, October 12.

Absentee By-Mail Voting Options:


The Virginia Department of Elections encourages voters to protect their health during COVID-19 outbreak. Voters who choose to vote absentee should do so as soon as possible so they can get their ballots in time to return them by mail by Election Day. 

Apply online for a Virginia absentee ballot : 

Click Here to apply online
 
If you need a paper Absentee Application Form  download fillable form and print here’ , call the Voter Registration & Elections office at 520-9277, or email wellsj@colonialheightsva.gov. Submit your paper application by fax (520-9209), email, mail, or by placing in the drop box in the City Hall parking lot.  Please address to:
 
Attn: General Registrar

201 James Ave. / PO Box 3401
Colonial Heights, VA  23834
 
Application for Absentee Ballot

An application for an absentee ballot is available at the Registrar's office or to download (below) and may be submitted by mail, fax, or in person. Ballots are usually ready 45 days before an election.

Download the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

Track your Absentee Ballot

You are able to track your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service by visiting the Ballot Scout website.

More Information


Visit the Virginia State Board of Elections for more information on Absentee Voting.