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Countdown to 2016 Presidential Election
Virginia Elections Information
General Election: Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration is Monday, October 17, 2016.
Deadline to request an
absentee ballot to be mailed to you is 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2016. Deadline to request an
absentee ballot by appearing in-person is 5:00 p.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016.
Virginia Department of Elections Citizen Portal
How U.S. Presidents are elected
This video describes the process of electing a U.S. President, using the 2012 election as an example.
2016 Toss Up Map
These are the states where a competitive 2016 election is most like to be won or lost, based on a
270toWin.org review of various forecasts.
Social Sciences Librarian