Are You Election Ready? 2 Referendums on 2020 Ballot

Are You Election Ready? 2 Referendums on 2020 Ballot

Election Day Graphic Nov 3Early voting is underway, with 8 sites in Prince William County (see times and locations) offering options to cast your ballot in-person, curbside or via drop-box through October 31. You can also vote on election day, November 3, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. High turnout is expected; please wear a mask and practice social distancing while waiting to vote. As long as you are in line by 7 p.m., you will be able to cast your vote.

Before heading to the polls become familiar with all the choices you will find on ballots. While everybody is talking about the Presidential race, Occoquan District voters will also be asked to vote on:

  • US Senate
  • US House of Representatives
  • Ballot Question #1: Should the Constitution of Virginia be amended to establish a redistricting commission, consisting of eight members of the General Assembly and eight citizens of the Commonwealth, that is responsible for drawing the congressional and state legislative districts that will be subsequently voted on, but not changed by, the General Assembly and enacted without the Governor’s involvement and to give the responsibility of drawing districts to the Supreme Court of Virginia if the redistricting commission fails to draw districts or the General Assembly fails to enact districts by certain deadlines?
  • Ballot Question #2: Should [a vehicle] that is owned and used primarily by or for a veteran of the United States armed forces or the Virginia National Guard who has a one hundred percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability be free from state and local taxation?

Visit the Virginia Elections site for a full list of candidates and to begin your research on the ballot questions above. Remember to bring one acceptable form of ID. Options include documents confirming your registration to vote; government-issued ID; employer-issued photo ID card or current utility bill or bank statement sent to your address. See a full list of acceptable forms of ID.

 

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