Surprise: On Tuesday, June 12, 2012, there will be both Democratic and Republican Primary Elections in Fairfax County.
- Republicans get to select one of the two candidates running for the U.S. Senate.
- Democrats get to vote in the 8th Congressional District primary.
The state legislature drastically changed the congressional districts in McLean and around the state. All of McLean was formerly in the 10th District. Now half of McLean, generally south of Dolley Madison Blvd is now located in the 8th. The other half remains in the 10th.
Here are the candidates and the schedule for absentee voting which begins April 27.
Republican Party Primary Election - United States Senate
Jamie L. Radtke
George F. Allen
R. G. "Bob" Marshall
E. W. Jackson
Democrat Party Primary Election - House of Representatives 8th District
James P. "Jim" Moran, Jr.
Bruce B. Shuttleworth
Absentee voting begins April 27. Here's the schedule:
For Absentee Voting in Person:
Fairfax County Governmental Center (No off-site satellites)
12000 Government Center Parkway
Fairfax, VA 22035
Friday, April 27, 2012
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays (June 2nd and 9th): - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Office Closed On:
Monday, May 28, 2012 (Memorial Day)
Last Day to Vote In-Person:
Saturday, June 9th
Absentee Voting by Mail:
Date of First mail-out:
Approximately April 27th
Last Day to Register to Vote (if not already registered at current address):
4:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21st
Last Date to Apply for an Absentee Ballot by Mail:
5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 5th
For inclusion in the elections, absentee ballots must be returned by 7p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.