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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Roanoke County to Offer Additional Ways to Vote

(Roanoke County, VA—September 30, 2020)  To ensure citizens are able to take part in the November 3 election, the Roanoke County Department of Elections is offering additional avenues for voting: 

  • SATELLITE ELECTION OFFICE IN SOUTHWEST COUNTY: The Brambleton Center, located at 3738 Brambleton Avenue, will open as a satellite location for the Department of Elections.  Voters can vote early in person or drop off their completed absentee ballots.  It will be open from 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Saturday, October 19 – October 31 only. 
  • ADDITIONAL BALLOT DROP OFF LOCATIONS: Two ballot drop-off only locations will be available for voters to bring their completed mail-in absentee ballots from 10 a.m. –5 p.m., Monday through Friday, October 19 – October 30 only
    1. Hollins Library located at 6624 Peters Creek Rd, Roanoke
    2. Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices located at 1206 Kessler Mill Rd, Salem
  • ELECTION DAY DROP OFF POINTS: Voters will also be allowed to drop off your completed mail-in absentee ballots at ANY Roanoke County polling location on Election Day.  You may visit https://voterview.roanokecountyva.gov/VoterView/ to find the polling place closest to you. 

Voters may also utilize the existing voting options:

  • VOTE EARLY IN PERSON OR DROP OF YOUR MAIL-IN ABSENTEE BALLOT AT OUR OFFICE IN VINTON.  Our office in Vinton is located at 900 Chestnut St. and is open Monday – Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. and will be open on the two Saturdays prior to Election Day (October 24 and 31) as well.  If you have requested your absentee ballot by mail and decided that you would rather vote early/absentee in-person instead, please remember to bring your unused mail-in ballot with you.
  • VOTE ABSENTEE BY MAIL.  Return your completed ballot by mail, to Elections Office, 900 Chestnut Street, Vinton, VA 24179. Absentee ballots returned by mail must be postmarked by Election Day, November 3, 2020 and received by the local voter registration office by noon on Friday, November 6, 2020. Voters can also drop off their marked and sealed ballots at their general registrar’s office or polling place up to 7 p.m. on Election Day. 
  • VOTE IN PERSON AT YOUR ASSIGNED PRECINCT ON ELECTION DAY.  Visit https://voterview.roanokecountyva.gov/VoterView/ to find directions to your assigned Election Day polling place and view your sample ballot for November 3rd.

More information is available online at https://www.roanokecountyva.gov/2726/Voting-Options.  

 

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