Monday, November 5, 2012
Leesburg mayoral candidate Linda Shotton shares her thoughts from last weekend's visit at the Board of Elections office.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Dear Editor, Absentee voting turned out a steady stream of traffic at the Loudoun County Board of Elections office on Miller Drive in Leesburg after being closed for the duration of Hurricane Sandy. Voting hours were extended until 8 p.m. to allow voters access. As a candidate for mayor of Leesburg, endorsed by the Loudoun County Republican Committee, I provided sample ballots to voters, of course with the Republican highlights. I worked Thursday afternoon and evening, Friday and Saturday all day with a couple of breaks. There was a consistent flow of voters. The Leesburg office, run by General Registrar Judy Brown did a fantastic job with the amount of traffic. Voters, even at the busiest, were in and out in less than 30 minutes. The …
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
Those who cannot vote Tuesday have the opportunity to cast ballots now through Nov. 3.
Absentee voting hours in are being extended to accommodate voters who could not cast ballots early because of closures caused by Hurricane Sandy. Hours at the Loudoun County Voter Registration office, 750 Miller Drive SE, Suite C, in Leesburg: • Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Friday, Nov. 2, from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. • Saturday, Nov. 3, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours for satellite locations at the Cascades Senior Center in Sterling and the Dulles South Multipurpose Center in South Riding: • Wednesday, Oct. 31, through Friday, Nov. 2, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. • Saturday, Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. More information, including directions to the voting locations, can be found online at www.loudoun.gov/election2012.
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
The last day to vote an absentee ballot in person is Saturday, Nov. 3.
Additional hours and locations have been added for absentee voting in Loudoun County. Elections are on Nov. 6 and absentee voting is being conducted at the following locations: The last day to apply to have an absentee ballot mailed to you is Tuesday, Oct. 30. The last day to vote an absentee ballot in person is Saturday, Nov. 3. Visit the county's website for more information.
Monday, September 24, 2012
If you've got a valid excuse, you can vote before Nov. 6 in person at the elections office, at satellite offices or by mail.
Absentee voting is already underway in Loudoun County, via in-person and mail-in-ballots. If you want to vote in person at the Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive, S.E., Suite C, in Leesburg, you can go: The county says starting Oct. 22, residents can also vote in-person absentee at the Dulles South Multipurpose Center, 24950 Riding Center Drive in South Riding, and Cascades Senior Center, 21606 Whitfield Place in Sterling. The schedule for those two locations is: Not sure if you qualify? Among the most common excuses are if you are imprisoned and awaiting trial, if you're pregnant or "if you'll be working and commuting longer than 11 hours on Election Day, between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.," according to Loudoun County. The county gives a…