Early Voting Begins November 23

Early voting begins November 23 for the January 10 special election for the Virginia House of Delegates, District 35.

This state house seat is currently vacant after former striker Mark Keam resigned in early September. The special election was called by the President of the House of Delegates.

The election will be held using the old district boundaries prior to redistricting. (The boundaries of this district have been changed due to redistricting and it is now known as District 12.)


Starting next Wednesday, voters will be able to cast their ballots early in the Elections Office at the Fairfax County Government Center weekdays from 8 am to 4:30 pm

Early voting will also be offered two Saturdays in the Providence Community Center from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at:

  • December 31
  • January 7th

However, early voting will not be offered on the following county holidays:

  • Thanksgiving: Thursday to Friday, November 24 and 25
  • Christmas: Friday, December 23, after noon and Monday, December 26
  • New Year: monday january 2

The last day to vote early is Saturday, January 7 at 5 pm


This special election will be held within the boundaries of House of Delegates District 35 as established prior to redistricting.

(The boundaries and number of this district were changed as a result of redistricting, and it is now called District 12. Next year’s General Assembly elections will be held using the new House and District districts. Senate established by redistricting).

Voters in these 20 precincts are eligible to vote in the January 10 special election, and you can verify your precinct at state online portal :

  • 204 madison
  • 213 Vienna #1
  • 214 Vienna #2
  • 216 Vienna #4
  • 218 Vienna #6
  • 701 blake
  • 704 Liberty Hill
  • 720 Thoreau
  • 726 Magarity
  • 727
  • 729 back
  • 731 Tysons
  • 732 Oak Brown
  • 733 Kilmer
  • 734 hunter branch
  • 735 roundabout
  • 802 cedar lake
  • 844 center point
  • 856 Penderbrook
  • 857 Island Pond


Beginning November 23, ballots will be mailed to voters who have applied to permanently vote by mail.

To request a vote-by-mail ballot, you must request it before December 30. apply in the state online portal or at the Fairfax County Elections Office.

To return your cast ballot, you can drop it off in person at the Elections Office or drop it in the secure 24/7 drop box outside the Fairfax County Government Center. If returned by mail, ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, January 10, and received by the Elections Office by noon on Friday, January 13.


For more information or questions, contact the Elections Office by email or call 703-222-0776, TTY 711, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4:30 pm