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Absentee Open in Falls Church Now Until November 5

Persons wishing to cast an absentee ballot in person for the November 8 election can now do so at the Registrar’s office in City Hall, 300 Park Ave., Ste. 101 East, the League of Women Voters of Falls Church reminded local residents in a press release to the News-Press.

In addition to regular business hours of 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on weekdays, the Registar’s office will be open until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 27 and Thursday, Nov. 3 and from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Nov. 5, which is the last day in which a voter can cast an absentee ballot in person.

Registered voters must meet one of the 19 eligibility requirements listed on the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application to vote absentee. Persons casting an absentee ballot in person must bring an acceptable form of personal identification when they vote.

Non-partisan comprehensive information about the election is available at the League of Women Voters’ comprehensive voters’ guide at After a user enters their address, the voter can retrieve information about his polling place and the choices that will be on his ballot (This address data is not retained by the League).

In the City of Falls Church, voters will consider candidates for president and Congress, as well as two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution and a referendum on a proposed $8.7 million bond for the Falls Church library.

The League site includes answers to a series of questions posed to the candidates and information about both sides of the ballot questions. For more information, visit