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November 8, 2016 General Election
General Information

A General Election will be held at all precincts in Loudoun County on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.  On the ballot will be Electors for President and Vice-President, Member of the US House of Representatives, Two proposed Amendments to the Constitution of Virginia, and Four Loudoun County Bond Questions.  In addition voters in the towns of Hillsboro and Leesburg will vote for Mayor and Members of Town Council.  The Circuit Court has also called a Special Election in the Town of Middleburg on this date for the purpose of electing a Town Council Member to fill one recently vacated seat for a term to end June 30, 2018.  See below for candidates appearing on the ballots.

Information for Voters

Polling Place: Vote at your normal polling location.
   To verify registration and precinct information visit the Virginia Department of Elections website by clicking here.

Hours: Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2016.

Online Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 17, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.  Click here to register online.

In-Person Voter Registration Deadline: Monday, October 17, 2016 at 5:00 p.m. 


By-Mail Voter Registration Deadline: Postmarked no later than October 17, 2016.

Candidates/Questions Appearing on Ballot

President and Vice President (vote for only one)
- Democratic Party Electors for
Hillary Clinton, President and Tim Kaine, Vice President
- Republican Party Electors for 
Donald J. Trump, President and Michael R. Pence, Vice President
- Libertarian Party Electors for 
Gary Johnson, President and Bill Weld, Vice President
- Green party Electors for
Jill Stein, President and Ajamu Baraka, Vice President
- Independent Electors for
Evan McMullin, President and Nathan Johnson, Vice President

Member, US House of Representatives (vote for only one)
- LuAnn L. Bennet (D)
- Barbara Jean Comstock (R)

Proposed Constitutional Amendments (vote Yes or No on each)
Question 1: Should Article I of the Constitution of Virginia be amended to prohibit any agreement or combination between an employer and a labor union or labor organization whereby (i) nonmembers of the union or organization are denied the right to work for the employer, (ii) membership to the union or organization is made a condition of employment or continuation of employment by such employer, or (iii) the union or organization acquires an employment monopoly in any such enterprise?

Question 2: Shall the Constitution of Virginia be amended to allow the General Assembly to provide an option to the localities to exempt from taxation the real property of the surviving spouse of any law enforcement officer, firefighter, search and rescue personnel, or emergency medical services personnel who was killed in the line of duty, where the surviving spouse occupies the real property as his or her principal place of residence and has not remarried?

Loudoun County Bond Questions (vote Yes or No on each)
Parks and Recreation Projects - QUESTION: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $76,115,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design, construct and equip a recreation and community center in Ashburn, Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park in the Blue Ridge District, and other public park, recreational and community center facilities approved in the County's Capital Improvement Program?

Public Safety Projects - QUESTION: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $17,500,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design, construct and equip the expansion of the Leesburg Fire and Rescue Station (#20); and the costs to design, construct and equip the replacement of the Lovettsville Fire and Rescue Station (#12); and the costs of other public safety facilities approved in the County's Capital Improvement Program?

Transportation Projects - QUESTION: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $18,000,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design and construct improvements to Shellhorn Road; the costs to design and construct improvements at the intersection of Braddock Road and Supreme Drive/Summerall Drive; the costs to design and construct an interchange at Route 7 and Route 690; and the costs of other public road and transportation projects approved in the County's Capital Improvement Program? 

School Projects - QUESTION: Shall the County of Loudoun, Virginia contract a debt and issue its general obligation capital improvement bonds in the maximum principal amount of $233,070,000 to finance, in whole or in part, the costs to design, construct and equip ES-28, Dulles South Area Elementary School; the costs to design, construct and equip three classroom additions to six elementary schools in the Dulles North and South planning areas; the costs to design, construct and equip MS-7, Dulles South Area Middle School; the costs to design, construct and equip HS-9, Dulles South Area High School; and the costs of other public school facilities as requested by the Loudoun County School Board?

Town of Leesburg residents only
Mayor (vote for only one)
- C. B. "Kelly" Burk
- Davis S. "Dave" Butler
- Kevin D. Wright

Member, Town Council (vote for not more than three)
- R.E. "Ron" Campbell
- Thomas S. "Tom" Dunn II
- Katie Sheldon Hammler
- John H. Hilton
- Evan D. Macbeth
- Gwen H. Pangle
- Kenneth D. "Ken" Reid

Town of Hillsboro residents only
Mayor (vote for only one)
- No candidates filed so winner will be selected by write-in

Member, Town Council (vote for not more than three)
- No candidates filed so winners will be determined by write-in votes

Town of Middleburg residents only
Member, Town Council (vote for only one)
- Peter A. Leonard-Morgan
        
Write-in candidates are allowed in all General Elections and blank lines equal to the number of open seats for any open position will be printed on the ballot.          

Absentee Voting Information

Ballots for both In-Person and By-Mail Absentee Voting are currently scheduled to be available starting on Friday, September 23, 2016.

For information concerning eligibility to vote absentee or to obtain an application please click here.

Ready to apply to have a ballot mailed to you?  You can now apply online by clicking here.

Deadlines:
- Last day to apply to have a ballot mailed to you is Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.
- Last day to vote an absentee ballot in person is Saturday, November 5, 2016.

Notice to voters using the US mail service to return ballotsThe United States Postal Service delivery standards have changed so that first class delivery is now two-to-five days and standard delivery is now two-to-nine days.  Please take this into consideration when returning your absentee ballot.  Apply early and return your ballot promptly to ensure it arrives in time to get counted!

In-Person Absentee Voting Locations and Schedule

Office of Elections
750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite C
Leesburg, VA  20175

Monday through Friday (September 23 through October 21) - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday through Friday (October 24 through November 4) - 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 29 and Saturday, November 5 - 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Cascades Senior Center Dulles South Multipurpose Center
21060 Whitfield Place              AND 24950 Riding Center Drive
Sterling, VA  20165 South Riding, VA  20152

Monday through Friday (October 24 through November 4) - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday, October 29 and Saturday, November 5 - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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