Virginia Black Leadership Organizing Collaborative, VA BLOC, is based in Hampton Roads and focuses on building empowered communities. It is a project of New Virginia Majority. Currently in Hampton and Newport News, VA BLOC works in Voter Engagement, Civic Engagement, and Leadership Development. For more information, please visit our website www.VA-BLOC.org If you or your organization wants to join our efforts, please contact Director Marcia Price at – MPrice@VA-BLOC.org or 757-751-9081 or visit www.tinyurl.com/VABLOC
YOUR VOTE DOES MATTER!!!
Primary Elections are June 13, 2017
General Elections are November 7, 2017
DID YOU KNOW? At any given time, there are at least 15 elected officials that make decisions about your everyday life. You have a say in who they are!
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER:
June 2017 Primary Elections
*4/28/17 In-Person Absentee Voting begins
*5/22/17 – Deadline to register to vote/update existing information for June Primary Elections
*6/6/17 – Deadline to request an Absentee Ballot by mail by 5pm
*6/10/17 – Deadline to Vote In-Person Absentee by 5pm
*6/13/17 – Primary Elections – Polls open 6am-7pm
November 2017 General Elections
*9/22/17- In-Person Absentee Voting begins
*10/16/17 -Deadline to register to vote/update existing information for November General Elections
*10/31/17 – Deadline to request an Absentee Ballot by mail by 5pm
*11/4/17 – Deadline to Vote In-Person Absentee by 5pm
*11/7/17 – Election Day – Polls are open 6am-7pm
Find out important information at www.tinyurl.com/VACitizenPortal
- At that site, click on the Citizen Portal to:
- Confirm your name and address in the voter system. Update your information on the same page.
- Make sure you are ACTIVE in the system.
- Learn what is on your ballot.
- Find where to vote. There are some precinct changes!
- Find your districts.
- Find out more information about Photo ID requirements, Requesting Absentee Ballots, and more!
IMPORTANT PRECINCT CHANGES
Newport News: If you usually vote at Jefferson Precinct at the Marshall Courts Rec Center, you will vote at Huntington Middle School on 3401 Orcutt Avenue for this election. If you have any questions, call the Newport News Voter Registrar’s Office at 757-926-8683.
Hampton: If you used to vote at East Hampton Precinct at the Woodlands Golf Courthouse, you will now vote at Phoebus High School on 100 Ireland St. If you have any questions, call the Hampton Voter Registrar’s Office at 757-727-6218.
Restoration of Rights
You can go to restore.virginia.gov to request your rights to be restored or to check the status of your request. If you have any issues contact Revive My Vote at 1-844-932-8683 for help with your restoration of rights process.
What’s On Your Ballot?
June 2017 Primary Election
- Primary Elections decide which candidate will represent their political party on the ballot
- The deadline to file for these races is March 31st.
November 2017 General Election
- Lieutenant Governor
- Attorney General
- ALL 100 members of VA House of Delegates
- Commonwealth’s Attorney
- Commissioner of the Revenue
Still Have Questions?
Feel free to contact us if you still have questions! www.va-bloc.org/contact