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Voting by absentee ballot begins for Nov. 3 general election

Registered voters no longer need to cite a reason to submit an absentee ballot

Beginning today, registered voters in Virginia have the option of completing an absentee ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.

Under legislation approved by the 2020 General Assembly and signed by Gov. Ralph Northam, all voters are eligible for absentee voting; previously, the option was available only to those with a qualifying reason, such as business travel, college or military service.

The changes are designed to make voting convenient and safe, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. That means voters now can decide whether to fill out a ballot at their polling place on Election Day or submit an absentee ballot – either by mail or in person – in advance.

“Voting can now occur at your choice of time,” said Mark J. Coakley, Henrico County’s general registrar.

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Henrico to partner with state agencies to provide PPE, COVID-19 information to neighborhoods Aug. 27-28

County seeks volunteers to help deliver care kits to homes

Henrico County is participating in a state program that will deliver personal protective equipment and COVID-19 health information to residents in targeted neighborhoods throughout the county Thursday, Aug. 27 and Friday, Aug. 28.

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