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Absentee Voting

How to vote absentee.

Registered voters who will be away from Newport News on Election Day, or who are unable due to a disability, may vote by absentee ballot. Eligible citizens may vote in-person prior to Election Day or apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to them.

What are the deadlines for absentee voting?

Certain deadlines apply for absentee voting. Please contact the Registrar's office at (757) 926-VOTE or (757) 926-8683 for more information.

Where may I go to vote absentee in-person?

Office of the General Registrar
2400 Washington Avenue, 6th Floor
Newport News, VA 23607
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Satellite Office
Fountain Plaza II
700 Town Center Drive, 2nd Floor
Newport News, VA 23606
Days/Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

How do I apply for a ballot by mail?

You must complete an Absentee Ballot Application and mail it to the address below:

General Registrar
2400 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607

Or Fax it to the General Registrar at (757) 926-3653.

Be sure to complete all information on the form, including the reason you need to vote absentee, the address where you want the ballot mailed, your full name, home address, social security number, and your signature.

Download and Print the Absentee Ballot Application:
You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader program installed on your computer to print an absentee application. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, click on the link below to go to the Adobe Systems download site. Download and install the program according to the instructions. Adobe Acrobat Reader is free and is distributed by Adobe Systems.

get acrobat image If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, you may download it free.

If you have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer, click on the link below to download an Absentee Ballot Application.

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Request the Absentee Ballot Application by Email:
If you would like to request by e-mail that an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed to you, click the link below.

Request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed to you

Request the Absentee Ballot Application by Phone:
You may also call 926-VOTE (8683) and request an Absentee Ballot Application be mailed to you.

Have more questions?
If you have more questions, please send email to vlewis@nngov.com or call us at (757) 926-VOTE or (757) 926-8683.

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Vicki V. Lewis
General Registrar
2400 Washington Avenue
Newport News, VA 23607
(757)926-8683
(757)926-3653 Fax
vlewis@nngov.com

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