Deadline is Tuesday for requesting absentee ballot-by-mail for next week’s general and special elections


ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) – Tuesday, May 12 is the deadline for voters to request an absentee ballot be mailed to them for the May 19 general and special elections.

Gov. Ralph Northam has been urging Virginians to vote absentee in the upcoming May and June elections due to coronavirus concerns.

Those applying for an absentee ballot are able to choose reason 2-A “My disability or illness” to be approved to receive an absentee ballot.

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