Upcoming Elections

The next General Election is on Tuesday, November 7, 2023

The Democratic Primary is on Tuesday, June 20, 2023

In 2023, voters in Fairfax County will vote for 14 representatives at the state and local level. These positions directly impact your schools, roads, community services, and state government functions. The positions on the ballot are:

Election Calendar

Don’t miss the next election! Bookmark this page or add these dates to your personal calendar.

2023 Democratic Primary Election

  • Saturday, May 6, 2023Early Voting Begins

    Early voting begins at a minimum of one location, the Fairfax County Government Center Office of Elections.

    Vote by Mail ballots are mailed out on this date.

    Note: In previous elections, early voting often opens on the Friday before.

  • Monday, May 29, 2023Voter Registration Deadline

    Register to vote or update your registration by 5pm to be eligible to vote.

    Same-day registration available for those that miss this deadline.

  • Friday, June 9, 2023Deadline to Request to Vote by Mail

    Request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you by 5pm.

  • Saturday, June 17, 2023Last Day to Vote Early

    Last day to vote at any of the available early voting locations.

  • Tuesday, June 20, 2023Democratic Primary

    Polls open 6am to 7pm. Vote at your regular polling location.

    Note: Not every elected office will have a primary election.

2023 General Election

  • Saturday, September 23, 2023Early Voting Begins

    Early voting begins at a minimum of one location, the Fairfax County Government Center Office of Elections.

    Vote by Mail ballots are mailed out on this date.

    Note: In previous elections, early voting often opens on the Friday before.

  • Monday, October 16, 2023Voter Registration Deadline

    Register to vote or update your registration by 5pm to be eligible to vote.

    Same-day registration available for those that miss this deadline.

  • Friday, October 27, 2023Deadline to Request to Vote by Mail

    Request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you by 5pm.

  • Saturday, November 4, 2023Last Day to Vote Early

    Last day to vote at any of the available early voting locations.

  • Tuesday, November 7, 2023General Election

    Polls open 6am to 7pm. Vote at your regular polling location.

    All offices will be on the ballot.

Add these important dates to your calendar!