Ballot Drop Locations

Ballot Drop Locations
Regular mail can take up to 10 days within Arlington. The County does not recommend mailing a ballot less than 10 days before an election. Completed Mail Ballots can be dropped off at the following locations and times. Ballot Drop Locations
The Courthouse Plaza location has “Curbside Voting.” You can hand in your ballot without exiting your car.

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Tips

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Tips
● All registered voters are eligible to vote by mail for any reason.
● No witness signature is required. You will see a witness line on your ballot because they were printed before the court decision.
IMPORTANT: You must use the provided envelope. These envelopes have voter-specific barcodes on them. Follow all ballot instructions precisely!
● Vote-by-Mail ballots can be:
 ● Mailed in
 ● Dropped off at an early voting location
 ● Dropped off at the Office of Voter Registration & Elections (2100 Clarendon Blvd, 3rd Fl)
 ● Dropped off at at your polling place on Election Day.
● Mailed mail-in ballots must be postmarked by 7 PM on Election Day and received by Fri, Nov 6.
● Every ballot will be counted as it is received. Results are not totaled until 7 PM on Election Day, when the polls close.
● Making a change:
 ● To can change from a vote-by-mail voter to an in-person voter bring your ballot to one of the early voting locations.
 ● If you don’t have your vote-by-mail ballot you can still change from a vote-by-mail voter to an in-person voter at an early voting location by signing a statement saying you will not use your vote-by-mail ballot.
 ● If you requested a mail ballot and wait to vote in person until Election Day, you will be required to fill out a provisional ballot at your polling place.
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Early Voting Locations & Hours Nov 3 Election

Early Voting Locations & Hours for Nov 3, 2020 General Election

LocationDates & Hours
Courthouse Plaza  NEW LOCATION
2200 Clarendon Blvd.
(Former Wells Fargo Space by Starbucks)
Sept 18 – Oct 31
M-F 8am-5pm
Extra Hours
Sat Oct 17, 24, 31 9am-5pm
M-F Oct 19–30 8am-7pm
Aurora Hills Community Center
735 18th St S
Oct 17 – Oct 31
M-F 2-7pm
Sat Oct 17, 24, 31 9am-5pm
Langston-Brown Community Center
2121 N Culpeper St
Oct 17 – Oct 31
M-F 2-7pm
Sat Oct 17, 24, 31 9am-5pm
Madison Community Center
3829 N Stafford St
Oct 17 – Oct 31
M-F 2-7pm
Sat Oct 17, 24, 31 9am-5pm
Walter Reed Community Center
2909 16th St S
Oct 17 – Oct 31
M-F 2-7pm
Sat Oct 17, 24, 31 9am-5pm

Sept 8 Early In-Person Voting Begins

Early In-Person Voting Begins Sept 8
Early voting will begin on Sept 18 at 2200 Clarendon Blvd, Suite R140 (the former Wells Fargo space). This is the closest location to LV. Four other locations are planned to open in Oct. All registered voters are eligible to vote early in the Nov 3 election.
Mail-In Ballots
Mail-in ballots will be mailed starting Sept 18. Check the status of your mail ballot application at Virginia Department of Elections website.
News Release

Prudent to Vote Early for Nov 3 Election

Prudent to Vote Early for Nov 3 Election
Because poll workers tend to be older and more susceptible to COVID-19, many are nervous to work at the polls this Nov 3. Election officials are considering consolidating polling places to manage in-person voting with available resources. This may result in fewer poling places and long lines at poling places that are open.

Nov 3 General Election

Nov 3 General Election
November may seem far away, but it’s time to register to vote or request an absentee ballot. If you are concerned about going to the polls this year, you can vote by mail — no excuse needed. Go to Virginia Dept of Elections website to register, update your registration, or request your ballot or call the registrar at (703) 228-3456.

  ● The deadline to register is Oct 13.
  ● The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Oct 23. Don’t wait!
  ● In-person early voting starts Sept 18 at 2100 Clarendon Blvd lobby
  ● Election Day is Nov 3. Polling Places are open 6AM-7PM

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Invitation to Join the LVCA Executive Committee

Invitation to Join the LVCA Executive Committee

LVCA Needs You!
Help LVCA make a difference for the neighborhood. We are always interested in welcoming new people and have several officer positions needing someone to step in. This could be you!

If you are interested, please email LVCA President John Carten. He will be happy to answer your questions about community needs and how LVCA helps meet those needs.

LVCA will elect new officers for the 2020-2021 year at its next in-person general meeting. Meetings are currently on pause due to COVID-19 restrictions. All terms are for one-year starting in September. Current Members & More Information

Democrats Endorse Diaz-Torres & Priddy for School Board

Democrats Endorse Diaz-Torres & Priddy for School Board
Cristina Diaz-Torres and David Priddy have emerged on top of a five-candidate field for the Democratic school board endorsement. The mail-in ballot resulted in high voter turnout: “More than 5,700 ballots were cast, far exceeding the 1,994 ballots cast in the 2019 in-person School Board Caucus.” These candidates will compete in the Nov 3 general election against Independent candidate Symone Walker.

News Release

School Board Candidate Websites

School Board Candidate Websites

There are two open seats. Election day is Nov 3.
Democratic Candidates
● Cristina Diaz-Torres website
● David Priddy website
● Sandy Munnell website
● Terron Sims website
● Steven Krieger website

Democrats will compete in a mail-in primary. All ballot requests, both online and mailed, must be received (not postmarked) by the Arlington Dems by May 7, 2020 (11:59 p.m. EDT). Filled-in ballots must be mailed back in the provided envelope in time to be received (not postmarked) by Arlington Dems by May 30. Arlington Dems expects to announce their endorsement by June 9.

Independent Candidate
● Symone Walker website

Video: Mar 9 LVCA School Board Candidate Forum

Video: Mar 9 LVCA School Board Candidate Forum


Watch Mar 9 LVCA School Board Candidate Forum (YouTube)

Six candidates for the Arlington School Board – David Priddy, Cristina Diaz-Torres, Sandy Munnell, Terron Sims II, Steven Krieger, and Symone Walker – were hosted by the Lyon Village Citizens Association in a forum on March 9, 2020 in Arlington, Virginia. The candidate forum was organized by Beth Ferrill and moderated by John Carten. The video was produced by Michael A. Shea of Arlington Independent Media.

Mar 9 School Board Candidates Night

Mar 9 School Board Candidates Night

March LVCA Monthly General Meeting

When: Mon, Mar 9 at 8pm
Where: LV Community House, 1920 North Highland St

Come hear from all 6 School Board candidates. This is an unusual year as 2 Board members will be elected and two current Board members are not running for re-election.

This is your opportunity to hear from the candidates and ask questions on the issues you are most concerned about.

● Symone Walker website

● Cristina Diaz-Torres website

● David Priddy website

● Sandy Munnell website

● Terron Sims website

● Steven Krieger website

Candidates Steven Krieger, David Priddy, and Symone Walker spoke out against the plan to move three elementary schools at recent School Board meetings.

Recent posts about School Issues

6 Democrats Announce for School Board

Two new School Board members will be elected at the Nov 3 general election because the two incumbent School Board members, Tannia Talento and Nancy Van Doren, are not running for reelection. The latest candidate to announce is Steven Krieger.

The updated list of candidates is:

● Symone Walker website

● Cristina Diaz-Torres website

● David Priddy website

● Sandy Munnell website

● Terron Sims website

● Steven Krieger website


More about Arlington Democrats candidates website

Video of 5 candidates at the Arlington County Democratic Committee meeting

The Arlington GOP website is not presently showing any candidates.