Fairfax County Office of Elections Fairfax County Office of Elections

If you are interested in becoming an election officer for Fairfax County, please fill out the form below. After submitting this form, you will receive an email with further instructions on how to sign up for a training class and where to go to sign and submit your oath.

If you have already filled out this form before, please call 703-324-4735 or email ElectionOfficers@fairfaxcounty.gov to inquire about the status of your application.

If you are an existing election officer and do not know your username or password, go to the Forgot Username/Password page instead.

Upcoming elections:

  • Tuesday March 3, 2020 Primary Election (presidential contest only)
  • Tuesday June 9, 2020 Primary Election (all other offices)
  • Tuesday November 3, 2020 General Election

Frequently asked questions about Election Officer duties and responsibilities:
Please complete using your full legal name.
Which party are you willing to represent?*  
Independents may not serve as Chief or Assistant Chief Election Officers. Election officers perform non-partisan job duties. Residents of Virginia do not register by party to vote, but the Code of Virginia requires us to consider party affiliation in assigning election officers and to try assign an equal number of officers of each party in each precinct. Independent officers are assigned after Chiefs, Assistant Chiefs, and party-affiliated officers.  
On Election Day, I am willing to serve:*

How far are you willing to travel?
In addition to English, I am fluent in:
If you have moved recently, please check your voter registration to ensure it reflects your new address. Check your voter registration here.

We must match your given address with your Virginia voter registration, so please ensure your submit it correctly. For example, if your address is "1600 Pennsylvania Ave NW", please enter it in the following format:
  • Street Number="1600"
  • Street Name="Pennsylvania"
  • Street Type="Ave"
  • Street Suffix="NW"
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Contact InformationCONTACT INFO
Can we send text messages to your cell phone number?
We will only send you text messages in very limited circumstances, when we are unable to contact you by email or phone, or to communicate important announcements.

Additional QuestionsAdditional Information
I do not hold any elective office, nor am I the deputy or employee of an elected official of the governments of the United States, Virginia or any Virginia county, city or town.
I understand that if I choose to represent a party, my information will be submitted to my local political committee for endorsement.
I understand that I must attend a training session before the first election that I serve in during each appointment term (generally every 2 years), and anytime a change is made in equipment or procedures.
I understand that I must report to my assigned polling place on Election Day by 5:00 AM, I will not be permitted to leave the polling place during the day, and I must stay after the polls close until all work is complete.
What prompted you to become an election officer with Fairfax County?*
Please be more specific:
* Verification Code