Voting Guide for the Presidential Primary

The Democratic Presidential Primary is March 5.

Learn more about the candidates on our Elections page. Deadline to register to vote is Feb. 12, although voters may register through Primary Election Day and vote using a provisional Ballot

Casting your vote

There are three ways to vote in the Democratic Presidential Primary Election:

Early Voting In Person

Early voting starts on Friday, Jan. 19 and ends on March 2. Early vote locations are open Monday through Friday plus the last two Saturdays before the election, Feb. 24 and March 2. Hours vary depending on your locality.

Early voting is open to ALL registered voters. Drive up voting is available for disabled/handicapped voters.

If you live in James City County:

James City County Vote Center (new location)

4095 Ironbound Road

Open 8 am to 5 pm

If you live in the City of Williamsburg:

Williamsburg Municipal Building

401 Lafayette Street

Open 8 am to 4:30 pm

If you live in York County:

Washington Square Registrar’s office

5322 George Washington Memorial Hwy

Yorktown, VA 23692

Victory Village Registrar’s office

6614 Mooretown Rd Suite A

Williamsburg, VA 23188

Both locations open 8:30 am to 5 pm

and two Saturdays, Feb. 24 and March 2 from 9 am to 5 pm

If you live in the City of Poquoson:

Registrar’s Office

City Hall Building

500 City Hall Ave.

Poquoson, VA 23662

Open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M-F plus two Saturdays, Feb. 24 and March 2.

Bring your ID to vote, but a photo ID is not required. For a detailed list of acceptable forms of identification, click here. If you do not have identification, you can still vote (though it will take longer) by signing an ID Confirmation Statement or by voting a provisional ballot and providing ID later.

Absentee Voting by Mail

Apply to vote absentee by mail online or print, complete, and return the form by mail, fax, or email to your local Registrar. Click here for the paper form or call your voter registrar and they will mail you a form. The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot by mail is 5 pm on Friday, Feb. 23.

When you receive your ballot, carefully follow the instructions to vote it. You must sign the inner envelope.

If you mailed your completed absentee ballot, you can track its delivery here.

You can drop off your absentee ballot in person at your early voting center or registrar’s office during open hours through Election Day, Nov. 7. On Election Day, you can drop off your absentee ballot from 6 am to 7 pm at any polling location in the county or city where you are registered.

Voting in person on Election Day

Polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm on Presidential Primary Election Day, Tuesday, March 5.

Click here to find your polling location.

Bring your ID to vote, but photo ID is not required. For a detailed list of acceptable forms of identification, click here. If you do not have identification, you can still vote (though it will take longer) by signing an ID Confirmation Statement or by voting a provisional ballot and providing ID later.

Drive up voting is available to disabled/handicapped voters.

Need a ride or any other help related to voting? Call our hotline at (833) 757-3367 or email democrats@historictriangledems.com

Information on voting in the Congressional Primary (June 8) and the General Election (Nov. 5) coming soon!