Early Voting for Presidential Primary Begins January 19 in Stafford

Early voting for the Presidential Primary in Stafford County begins on Friday, January 19, 2024. This year’s Presidential Primary is on Tuesday, March 5, 2024. You may request a mail-in ballot from the General Registrar until February 23, 2024.

Early voting will be available at Conference Room ABC of the George L. Gordon, Jr., Government Center, 1300 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554. It is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. from January 19, 2024, through Friday, March 1. It will not be available on the George Washington Day holiday on February 19. It will also be available on two Saturdays before the election – February 24, 2024, and March 2, 2024, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Important Dates for the March 5, 2024 General Election are listed below.

  • January 19, 2024 - Early Voting Begins
  • February 12, 2024 – Last Day to Register or Make Changes to Existing Voter Registration
  • February 23, 2024 – Last Day to Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail
  • February 24, 2024, and March 2, 2024 – Saturday Early Voting from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • March 2, 2024 – Last Day for Early Voting

Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes are available during early voting hours at the Registrar’s Office during normal business hours through March 4, 2024, and until 7:00 p.m. on March 5, 2024.  A drop box will be available at all polling locations on March 5, 2024, from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

For those planning to vote in person, this is a good time for voters to confirm their polling locations. Voters may access district and polling locations on the Voter Registration page on Stafford’s website at www.staffordcountyva.gov/voter-registration. Questions? Contact the Voter Registrar’s Office at (540) 658-4000.