Roanoke County Department of Elections to offer additional ways to vote ahead of Nov. 3 election

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ROANOKE COUTNY, Va. (WFXR) — In order to guarantee citizens are able to participate in the Nov. 3 election, the Roanoke County Department of Elections plans to offer additional manners for voting.

According to a statement released by the department on Wednesday, Sept. 30, voters may take advantage of these new voting avenues:

  • From Oct. 19 to Oct. 31, the Brambleton Center at 3738 Brambleton Avenue will operate as a satellite location for the Department of Elections. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday, voters can either vote early in-person or drop off their completed absentee ballots.
  • From Oct. 19 to Oct. 30, two ballot drop-off locations will be available for voters to bring their completed mail-in absentee ballots from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday. Those drop-off sites are located at the Hollins Library (6624 Peters Creek Road in Roanoke) and the Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices (1206 Kessler Mill Road in Salem).
  • On Nov. 3, voters will be allowed to drop off completed mail-in absentee ballots at any Roanoke County polling location.

In addition, officials say voters may use the existing voting options listed below instead:

  • From 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, voters can either vote early either in-person or drop off their completed absentee ballots at the Vinton elections office at 900 Chestnut Street will voters can vote early either in-person or drop off their completed absentee ballots. In addition, the Vinton office will be open on Oct. 24 and Oct. 31, the two Saturdays before Election Day.
    If you have requested your absentee ballot by mail and decided that you would rather vote early/absentee in-person instead, you are asked to ring your unused mail-in ballot with you to the elections office.
  • Apply to vote absentee by mail either by clicking this link or by completing this application and emailing it to elections@roanokecountyva.gov.
  • On Nov. 3, visit your assigned Election Day polling place to vote in-person. You can find directions to your assigned precinct and view your sample ballot by clicking here.

For more information about voting in Roanoke County, click here.

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