2018 Election Schedule

Register to vote or update your address HERE

November 6 – General Election (US Senate and House of Representatives)

  • Last day to register to vote or update your address > Monday, October 15
  • Last day to request that an absentee ballot is mailed to you >  Tuesday, October 30 by 5 PM.
  • Last day for in-person absentee voting > Saturday, November 3 by 5 PM


ABSENTEE REQUEST BY MAIL NOTICE:  The USPS delivery standards changed early last year so that First Class delivery went from 1-3 days to 2-5 days and Standard delivery is now 2-9 days. Please take this into consideration as you start thinking about absentee voting.

REMEMBER that all Norfolk mail goes to Richmond and then back to Norfolk.  Mail will be delayed going to and from the Norfolk Office of Elections.  Your ballot MUST be at the Downtown (Church St) Norfolk Post Office by 7 PM on November 6.  The Norfolk Electoral Board works closely with the Postal workers and goes to the P.O. to pick up any absentee ballots on Election Day.