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Posted on: February 28, 2024

Six Things to Know about the March 5, 2024, Primary Election in Loudoun

Link to information about the upcoming primary election in Loudoun County March 5, 2024

A presidential primary election will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Election officials remind voters of six key things to know ahead of the election.

1. Know When to Vote

  • Polls in Loudoun County will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 5, 2024. 
  • The last day to vote early in person is Saturday, March 2. Locations and hours for early voting are online at
  • Completed absentee ballots may be returned by mail (postmarked no later than March 5) or dropped off at the 24/7 drop box at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 750 Miller Drive SE, Leesburg, or at early voting sites. 
  •  Voters may also drop off their ballots at any polling place up to 7:00 p.m. on March 5.

2.  Know Where to Vote

  • Anyone who is not sure about where to vote may check their voter registration card or look up their polling place and related information online at
  • A list of polling places in Loudoun is available at  
  • Curbside voting is available at all polling places for individuals who have mobility issues. 

3. Bring Identification

  • Voters will be asked to show an acceptable form of identification, such as a Virginia DMV-issued driver’s license. Voters who do not have an acceptable form of ID can sign an ID statement affirming their identity and they will be able to vote a regular ballot.  

4.  Know Who is on the Ballot

  • The only candidates on the ballot are Democratic and Republican candidates for president seeking the nomination of their respective party.  

5. Know Who Can Vote

  • All registered voters in Loudoun County are eligible to vote in the primary election as Virginia does not register by party affiliation. At the polls, voters will indicate which ballot they would like to receive – Democratic or Republican.
  •  Although the deadline to register to vote in the March 5 election or to update current voter registration information was February 12, voters may register up to and including on Election Day and vote a provisional ballot. Information about Same-Day Voter Registration is available from the Virginia Department of Elections.    

6. Stay Informed 

  • Text LCVOTES to 888777 to receive text alerts from the Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration or sign up for the Election Update category through Alert Loudoun, the county’s email and text notification system. 
  • Follow the Office of Elections and Voter Registration on Facebook and Twitter. Loudoun County Government also posts general information on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Get election results: Preliminary results of voting in Loudoun County in Tuesday’s election will be available following the closing of the polls on election night at

More information about voting in Loudoun County is online at

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