Tuesday Is Deadline to Request Absentee Ballot in Virginia

Tuesday is the last day Virginia voters can ask for an absentee ballot to be mailed to them. 

Voters have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to request a ballot for the Nov. 7 election. 

Virginia is one of only two states electing a new governor this year. Republican Ed Gillespie, Democrat Ralph Northam and Libertarian Cliff Hyra are vying to replace outgoing Gov. Terry McAuliffe, who cannot seek a second term. 

Voters have until Nov. 4 to request an absentee ballot in person. To vote absentee, voters must have a valid reason and in some cases provide supporting information. 

Absentee ballots can be requested online at

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