2021 Virginia election results and livestream coverage

The 2021 Virginia General Election will determine a winner in the race for governor.

The ballot also includes lieutenant governor, attorney general, house of delegates and some local offices. 

Here's everything you need to know ahead of November 2.

Track Virginia governor race results live county by county with this map

What is the deadline to register to vote?

The deadline to register to vote or update an existing registration is Tuesday, October 12. 

LATEST: Fairfax County rescanning 20K ballots from early voting locations

The deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you is Friday, October 22. A request must be received by your local voter registration office by 5 p.m. 

You can use the online portal to check your registration status.

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When do voter registration offices open for early voting?

Voter registration offices open Saturday, October 23 and October 30 for early voting.

The last day of in-person early voting at your local voter registration office is Saturday, October 30 at 5 p.m.


Who is on the 2021 Virginia General Election ballot?


  • Terry R. McAuliffe (Democratic)
  • Glenn A. Youngkin (Republican)
  • Princess L. Blanding (Liberation)

Lieutenant Governor:

  • Hala S. Ayala (Democratic)
  • Winsome E. Sears (Republican)

Attorney General:

  • Mark R. Herring (Democratic)
  • Jason S. Miyares (Republican)

House of Delegates:

View the list of 2021 General Election House of Delegates candidates.

Several counties across the commonwealth will hold elections. View the list here

Where is my polling place?

You can find your polling place in the 2021 Virginia voter portal.

What time do Virginia polls open on election day?

Polling hours are from 6 a.m. until  7 p.m.  As long as you are in line by 7 p.m., you will be able to vote. 

How can I apply to vote absentee by mail?

Apply to vote absentee by mail in the 2021 Virginia voter portal.

How can I find 2021 Virginia General Election results?

Here is a map of county-by-county results in the 2021 Virginia race for governor.

Download the FOX 5 DC News App for live election results. 

Is the post office open on election day?

Yes, the post office is open in Virginia and mail will be delivered.

Watch FOX 5 DC for the latest leading up to November 2.