Theo nguồn tin trên trang mạng thành phố Alexandria
For Immediate Release: November 3, 2017
On Tuesday, November 7, there will be a statewide General Election in Virginia. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Here are six ways Alexandria voters can prepare for Election Day:
1. CONSIDER ABSENTEE VOTING
Don’t let a long commute, business trip, vacation, disability or illness put your right to vote at risk. Your absentee ballot will be counted after polls close on Election Day and included in the results reported that night.
The deadline to vote in-person absentee is Saturday, November 4, at 5 p.m. There will be two absentee voting locations open in Alexandria on Saturday:
Voter Registration Office (132 N. Royal St.), from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Beatley Public Library (5005 Duke St.), from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2. FIND YOUR POLLING PLACE
On Election Day, you must vote at your designated polling place, so please confirm its location before you go, by visiting vote.virginia.gov. You may also call the Voter Registration Office at 703.746.4050 or view the City’s current precinct map.
Alexandria has one new polling place for this election – the Station at Potomac Yard, located at 650 Maskell St.
3. KNOW WHAT’S ON YOUR BALLOT
Before Election Day, review a sample ballot at www.alexandriava.gov/Elections to help you make an informed choice at the voting booth. In Alexandria, the November 7 ballot includes choices for:
Member, House of Delegates (45th or 46th District)
4. BRING YOUR VALID PHOTO ID
Virginia voters must show photo identification (ID) when voting in person. Examples of acceptable ID include a Virginia Driver’s License, U.S. Passport, Military ID, employee photo ID and student photo ID. You can review the complete list of acceptable identification at the Virginia Department of Elections web site.
Voters who do not have acceptable ID may receive a free Voter Photo ID from Alexandria’s Voter Registration Office. The office is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Election Day from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Voters who do not bring a photo ID when voting may still vote a provisional ballot and have until noon on Monday, November 13, to deliver a copy of their photo ID to the Voter Registration Office or appear in-person to apply for a free Voter Photo ID Card.
5. DON’T BE LATE
If you are planning to vote late in the day or after work, please remember that you must be in line at your polling place by 7 p.m. or you will not be able to vote.
Traffic and parking around poll locations may be very busy especially during peak commute hours. If possible, avoid the lines and vote mid-day.
If you are using public transportation, Metro’s Trip Planner provides itineraries for trips on Metrorail, Metrobus, and DASH systems, including fare information and travel times.
6. VIEW THE UNOFFICIAL RESULTS
After the polls close on Election Night, Alexandria election officials will begin posting unofficial results on the Virginia Department of Elections website. These results will show the total number of votes cast for each candidate listed on the ballot.
During the weeks following the election, state and local Electoral Boards will canvass the results and make them official.
For more information, contact Anna Leider, General Registrar, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703.746.4050.
The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email Angela Maniglia Turner at email@example.com or call 703.746.4050, Virginia Relay 711.
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This news release is available at www.alexandriava.gov/100395.