NORFOLK, VA – If you are mailing or dropping off your absentee ballot for the November 2, 2021 General & Special Elections, DO NOT forget to include a witness signature. Witness signature was waived when Virginia’s COVID state of emergency was in place. Now that the state of emergency is lifted, a witness signature is required for all absentee ballots.
Make sure to complete the following on Envelope B:
- Voter name
- Residence address as registered
- Voter signature
- Witness signature
The Norfolk Office of Elections has instructions with the absentee ballot and information on their webpage.