Primary Primer

It’s primary day in Virginia!

Where to Vote

Moved and not sure where to vote? Fill out this form, and you’ll know where to go.

Who’s on the Ballots

Voters will pick either a Democratic or Republican ballot.

Photo ID Needed to Vote

Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification (photo ID) when voting in person at their polling place.

There are many different types of photo IDs that voters can use when they vote. All of the acceptable forms of photo ID can be used up to a year after the ID has expired. Here is a list of all the acceptable forms of photo id.

Parking Restrictions

Special on-street parking restrictions will be in place near polling locations on Tuesday, March 1st in order to accommodate chief election officers and those working the polls on primary day. Parking will be prohibited in the following
downtown areas from 5:00 AM to 10:0 PM on Tuesday:

  • Three parking meters/pay stations on the west side of the Main Library
  • All parking meters/pay stations on 9th and 10th Streets between Broad and Marshall Streets and on the north side of Marshall Street between 9th and 10th Streets
  • Three parking meters/pay stations on the south side of Grace Street near 1025 Grace Street (Dominion Place), which is a polling location

In addition, from 5:00 AM to 10:00 PM on Tuesday, special parking will be designated on the north side of Palmyra Avenue, as the Hermitage Methodist Home as 1601 Palmyra Avenue is a polling site.

On Wednesday, March 2nd from 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM, all parking meters/pay stations around City Hall as described above will remain restricted. All restricted meters will be marked accordingly. Towing and ticketing of unauthorized vehicles will be enforced while the parking restrictions are in place.

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