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Virginia polling places closed due to Sandy

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Local,Virginia,Steve Contorno

The following Virginia polling places will not open Monday due to Hurricane Sandy:

Accomack County (also closed Tuesday)

Fairfax County

Fauquier County

King and Queen County

Lancaster County

Loudoun County

Manassas Park City

Portsmouth City

Virginia Beach City

Gloucester County

Surry County

The following polling places will remain open through the storm:

Fairfax City

Montgomery County

Essex County

Culpeper County

Lynchburg City

James City County

Chesapeake City

Petersburg City

Prince William County (but DMV satellite location for in-person absentee is closed)

King William (until 4:30 p.m.)

Virginia voters displaced by the storm or assisting in emergency relief efforts are being allowed to cast in-person absentee ballots. The State Board of Elections is exploring options to keep some polling places open longer later this week to make up for registrars forced to close because of the storm.

scontorno@washingtonexaminer.com

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