Virginia General Election: November 2, 2021
Offices on ballot: Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, House of Delegates, some local offices (varies by locality).
Register to vote or apply for a ballot online using the Citizen Portal.
Early voting (in-person voting) begins Friday, September 17, 2021.
Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.
The last day to request an absentee ballot is Friday, October 22 2021. Request must be received by local voter registration office by 5PM.
Voter registration offices also open Saturday, October 23, 2021 and October 30, 2021 for early voting.
In-person voting at your local voter registration office ends Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 5PM. Voters do not have to fill out an application to vote in person. Voters can simply go to their general registrar’s office or satellite voting location, show ID and cast a ballot. More information about what IDs are considered acceptable can be found at elections.virginia.gov/voterID.
Incumbent candidates are graded according to their voting history and + may only be earned by bill patronage. Vote abstentions are counted as no votes.
A+ Legalization bill patron/copatron
A Voted in favor of legalization, decriminalization, and all medical bills
B+ Decriminalization bill and medical bill patron, and voted in favor of all medical bills
B Decriminalization bill patron, and voted in favor of all medical bills
C+ Medical bill patron. Voted in favor of decriminalization and all medical bills, voted against legalization bills
C Voted in favor of decriminalization and all medical bills, voted against legalization bills
D Voted in favor of some medical bills, voted against decriminalization and legalization bills
F Voted against legalization, decriminalization, and botanical medical cannabis bills and/or offered remarks opposing legislation supported by the majority of Virginians
Non-incumbent candidates are graded according to their candidate survey submission, public statements, and/or published policy positions.
A Supports a legal and regulated cannabis market and expunging past convictions, and maintaining a legal and regulated medical cannabis market
B Supports maintaining decriminalization, expunging past convictions, and maintaining a legal and regulated medical cannabis market
C Supports maintaining decriminalization and maintaining a legal and regulated medical cannabis market
D Supports maintaining medical allowances
F Does not support cannabis policies currently enacted in Virginia (legalization, expungement, decriminalization, and medical)