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Important Notice to Albemarle County Voters: June 13, 2017 Dual Primary Election Information

A dual Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017, to nominate the Democratic and Republican candidates for the offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Virginia. The names of the Democratic and Republican candidates for those offices will appear on their respective ballots in all Albemarle County voting precincts. Additionally, for Albemarle County voters who live in the 57th House of Delegates District, the Democratic ballot will include a primary election for that office.

Per Virginia Code § 24.2-530, voters will be required to choose to vote either the Democratic or Republican ballot; voters may not vote both ballots. Visit and click on “current ballot” to view both the Democratic and Republican ballots for the June 13 election.

The Deadline to register to vote in this election is Monday, May 22, 2017. Voters are strongly encouraged to inquire before the registration deadline if they wish to check their voter registration status.

Absentee voting for the June 13 dual Primary Election begins on Friday, April 28, 2017.

Voters are required to present a form of acceptable photo identification when voting in person. Acceptable forms of photo ID include valid Virginia driver’s licenses; Virginia DMV-issued photo identification cards; U.S. Passports; employer-issued photo ID cards; student ID cards issued by an institution of higher education in Virginia; photo ID cards issued by Virginia, one of its political subdivisions, or the United States; and voter photo ID cards issued by the Virginia Department of Elections. If you are a registered Virginia voter but do not have an acceptable photo ID, free voter photo IDs are processed at all of Virginia’s 133 local general registrars’ offices. For more information, visit:  

For information on the qualification for voter registration, how to apply for or change voter registration, eligibility on absentee voting, or any additional questions about voting, please visit the Voter Registration website at, or call the office at: 434-972-4173.

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