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Posted on: January 18, 2024

Early Voting for the Presidential Primary Begins Friday

Early Voting 2024 - Presidential Primaries

Chesterfield County General Registrar's Office 

Jan. 18, 2024

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Early voting begins tomorrow Jan. 19, and ends March 2, at 5 p.m. for Chesterfield’s voters in Virginia’s presidential primary.  

Early voting for the presidential primaries will begin at the Registrar’s Office ONLY, located at 9848 Lori Road on Friday, Jan. 19.

Both the Republican and Democrat parties are having a primary.   

Voters must choose the ballot of one party – Republican or Democrat.  Voters cannot participate in both primaries.

Registrar’s Office Voting Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, March 2: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

 Starting Saturday, Feb. 24, satellite locations will open at: 

North Courthouse Road Library

325 Courthouse Road, North Chesterfield

LaPrade Library

9000 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield

Meadowdale Library

4301 Meadowdale Blvd, North Chesterfield

Ettrick-Matoaca Library

4501 River Road, South Chesterfield

Clover Hill Library 

6701 Deer Run Drive, Midlothian 


Satellite Locations Voting Hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Feb. 24 and Saturday, March 2: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. 

As in primary’s past, the original list of state-approved candidates may change during the primary season. Notices will be posted if a candidate files a formal notice of withdrawal with the State Board of Elections.

Voters who receive a by-mail ballot are encouraged to use the postage paid return envelope or return their marked ballot in the secure dropbox at the Registrar’s Office, any of the five satellite locations during early voting or any polling precinct on election day, during voting hours. 

If a voter changes their mind, does not wish to vote by-mail and wants to vote in person, they must bring the ballot with them to the voting location and relinquish it upon check-in. They will be issued a separate ballot that will be marked and fed into the scanner/tabulator.

Curbside voting for those with a disability or age 65 and older is available during early voting. 

Voters must provide their name and address and show an acceptable form of ID.  To view a complete list of acceptable IDs, visit the state Department of Election’s Voting In-Person page.

To find more information about the 2024 March Primary Election in Chesterfield, including sample ballots and candidate information, visit www.promotethevotecfield.org

 

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