Beginning on Friday morning, Virginians were able to cast their vote for President, Congress, and the redistricting amendment. New laws signed this year allow all Virginians to vote absentee by mail, in person at their local registrar’s office, or at satellite locations with no excuse necessary.

Tim Kaine at the Henrico Registrar office with Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger. Credit: Spanberger campaign
Governor Northam waits in line to vote at the Richmond Registrar on Friday morning. Credit: Northam’s office

“Virginians can be confident their vote is secure and will be counted,” said Governor Ralph Northam. “While the pandemic has made this an unprecedented election year, Virginia voters have several safe and easy ways to exercise their constitutional right to vote. Voting is an essential part of our democracy, and I encourage every Virginia voter to know their options and make a plan for safely casting their ballot.”

Northam voting on Friday morning. Credit: Northam’s office.
Approximately 3-hour wait time in Fairfax County. Credit: Jack Kiraly
Line to vote in Richmond on Friday morning. Credit: Jessee Perry
Richmond Part 2. Credit: Jessee Perry
Voters in Virginia Beach wait in the rain to vote. Credit: Virginia Beach Democratic Committee
United States Senator Mark Warner arrives to vote in Arlington on Friday morning. Credit: Warner campaign
Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton votes in Leesburg on Friday. Credit: Wexton campaign.
Credit: Wexton campaign
Congresswoman Spanberger votes with her family on Friday. Credit: Spanberger campaign
Delegate Nick Freitas and his wife voted in Culpeper on Friday afternoon. Credit: Freitas campaign
. Voters line up in Virginia Beach. Credit: WAVY 10
Voters line up to vote in Roanoke. Credit: Roanoke Republicans

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