Absentee Voting

Absentee / Early Voting: 

Virginia now has early voting! Virginia voters have several ways to vote:

In-Person Voting Options:

    • In person on Election Day, Polling Places open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; OR
    • In-person early voting at the Registrar's office, City Hall 1st floor, 201 James Ave., beginning forty-five days prior to any election, open weekdays and the last two Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Apply online for a Virginia absentee ballot : 

Click Here to apply online
If you need a paper Absentee Application Form, call the Voter Registration & Elections office at 520-9277, or email wellsj@colonialheightsva.gov. Submit your paper application by fax (520-9209), email, mail, or by placing in the drop box in the City Hall parking lot.  Please address to:
Attn: General Registrar

201 James Ave. / PO Box 3401
Colonial Heights, VA  23834
Application for Absentee Ballot

An application for an absentee ballot is available at the Registrar's office or to download (below) and may be submitted by mail, fax, or in person. Ballots are usually ready 45 days before an election.

Download the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

Track your Absentee Ballot

You are able to track your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service by visiting the Ballot Scout website.

Access your Virginia voter record to view your absentee ballot status and check your voting history at the Department of Elections Citizen Portal. At the portal, click the ‘Check registration status’ box to view your information.

More Information

Visit the Virginia State Board of Elections for more information on Absentee Voting.