Early Voting/No Excuse Absentee

100 Day Notice for Military and Overseas Voters regarding early voting:

No Excuse Early/Absentee Voting

As of July 1, 2020, Virginia now has "no-excuse absentee voting." In other words, no longer will a voter need a "valid" reason to vote absentee. Voters are now allowed to vote early/absentee just because they choose too.

Voting Early/Absentee By-Mail

The easiest and best way to apply for a by-mail absentee ballot is to go to the Virginia Department of Elections website. You can also mail your application to PO Box 220, Louisa, VA 23090 or drop off a completed application to our office at 1 Woolfolk Ave., Louisa VA, 23093. 

Voters are able to apply for an absentee ballot up to a year before any election and are encouraged to apply as soon as they choose to vote-by-mail. 

November 2020 General Election

We will mail all ballots for which we have absentee by-mail applications by the end of September 2020. If you don’t have your ballot by October 2020 and think you applied for one, please contact our office so we can research. 

  • Vote-By-Mail Application Deadline: Friday, October 23
    • Ballots must be postmarked by Tuesday, November 3 AND in our office no later than noon on Friday, November 6 to be counted, if mailed.
    • Ballots must still be in our office no later than 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3 if it does not have a postmark.

    Ballot Drop Locations - Louisa County will offer the following drop locations for your voted by mail ballot:

  • Louisa County Office Building beginning September 15, 2020 (this site is accessible 24 hours a day 7 days a week)

  • Louisa Art Center beginning October 19, 2020 (this site is available Monday- Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and Saturday 9-5)

  • All Louisa County precincts, November 3, 2020 6 am - 7 pm

Voting Early/Absentee In-Person

November 2020 General Election

  • In-Person early/absentee voting begins Friday, September 18, 2020 at the Registrar's Office, 1 Woolfolk Ave, Louisa. The last day to vote in-person absentee is Saturday, October 31.
  • Vote in-person early/absentee at Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Voters can also vote early on Saturday, October 24, and Saturday, October 31, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Satellite location, Louisa Art Center, 212 Fredericksburg Ave beginning Monday, October 19 thru Saturday, October 31 (excluding Sundays). Monday thru Friday 8:30 am - 4:30 pm and Saturday 9 am -5 pm

More information about Absentee Voting

Visit the Virginia Department of Election’s website or call the Louisa County Voter Registration and Elections office at (540) 967-3427.