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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Six Things to Know about the June 11, 2019, Primary Election in Loudoun

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Loudoun County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, June 11, 2019, for a primary election. Here are six important things Loudoun County election officials would like voters to know before going to the polls:

1. Know When to Vote

Polls in Loudoun County will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, June 11, 2019. The last day to vote absentee in person is Saturday, June 8. Absentee voting is taking place at the Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration. Details are online at loudoun.gov/JunePrimary.

2. Know Where to Vote

Voters will cast their ballots at their normal polling location. Anyone who is not sure about where to vote may check their voter registration card or look up their polling place and related information online at vote.elections.virginia.gov. A list of polling places in Loudoun is available at loudoun.gov/polls.

3. Bring Your Voter ID with You

Voters are required to show an acceptable form of photo identification at their precinct.  Acceptable forms of photo ID include a Virginia DMV-issued driver’s license, a U.S. passport, a student photo ID from a college or university located in Virginia, or a government-issued photo ID.  Voters who do not have one of these forms of photo ID are eligible for a free Virginia Voter Photo ID Card. More information is online at www.loudoun.gov/VoterID.

4. Know Which Ballot to Choose and What Races are on the Ballot

The Commonwealth of Virginia does not recognize party affiliation when registering citizens to vote.  In precincts holding both a Democratic and Republican Primary, voters will be asked to choose which party’s ballot they wish to vote. Candidates are running for offices that will be on the ballot in November. The offices on the primary ballot are:

  • Democratic Party: The State Senate seats in Districts 31 and 33, the House of Delegate seat in District 87, the Sterling District seat on the Board of Supervisors and the Sheriff.
  • Republican Party: The State Senate seat in District 13.

5. Know about possible traffic delays

On Tuesday, June 11, traffic delays may occur in the vicinity of John Champe, Riverside, and Tuscarora high schools between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., as both graduation ceremonies and a primary election will be taking place at these schools. To access parking, voters should follow posted signs and graduation attendees should observe law enforcement direction.

6. Stay Informed Before, During and After the Election

  • Text LCVOTES to 888777 to receive text alerts from the Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration or sign up for the Election Update category through Alert Loudoun, the county’s email and text notification system. 
  • Follow the Office of Elections and Voter Registration on Facebook and Twitter. Loudoun County Government also posts general information on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Get election results: Preliminary results of voting in Loudoun County in Tuesday’s election will be available following the closing of the polls on election night. Loudoun County preliminary results will be available here as they are reported. Additionally statewide results will be available from the Virginia Department of Elections.

More information about the June 11, 2019, election is online at loudoun.gov/JunePrimary.

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