Can’t wait for Election Day? Here’s how to vote early

Alex Brandon/AP - Kimberly Fisher casts her ballot at a polling place in Salisbury, Md. after superstorm Sandy passed through the area. Early voting resumed in Maryland Wednesday after two days of cancellations due to the storm.

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Jurisdictions across the region are offering early and in-person absentee voting, and many have extended hours to accommodate voters who were inconvenienced by Hurricane Sandy.

VIRGINIA

Arlington County

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday at three locations:

●Courthouse Plaza, 2100 Clarendon Blvd., lobby level

●Barcroft Sport and Fitness Center, 4200 S. Four Mile Run Dr.

●Madison Community Center, 3829 N. Stafford St.

Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More info: arlingtonva.us/Departments/
VoterRegistration

Alexandria

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday at two locations:

●The Office of Voter Registration and Elections, 132 N. Royal St., Suite 100, is open Wednesday and Thursday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

●The Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library, 5005 Duke St., is open Wednesday and Thursday noon to 8 p.m.; Friday noon to 6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More info: alexandriava.gov/elections/info

Fairfax County

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday with extended hours. The Fairfax County Government Center, Suite 323, will be open Wednesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and seven satellite locations will be open noon to 8 p.m. Saturday, the government center and all satellite locations will be open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Satellite locations:

●Franconia Governmental Center, 6121 Franconia Rd., Alexandria

●Dolley Madison Library, 1244 Oak Ridge Ave., McLean

●North County Human Services Building, 1850 Cameron Glen Dr., Reston

●West Springfield Governmental Center, 6140 Rolling Rd., Springfield

●Mason Governmental Center, 6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale

●Mount Vernon Governmental Center, 2511 Parkers Lane, Alexandria

●Sully Governmental Center, 4900 Stonecroft Blvd., Chantilly

More info: fairfaxcounty.gov/elections

City of Falls Church

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday at the following location:

● 300 Park Avenue, the Dogwood Room, G Level

Hours: Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

More info:fallschurchva.gov

City of Manassas

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday at the following location:

●Voter Registration & Elections Office, 9025 Center Street

Hours: Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More info: http://www.manassascity.org/index.aspx?NID=73

Prince William County

In-person absentee voting runs through Saturday in four locations with varying hours:

●Main office, 9250 Lee Avenue, Suite 1, Manassas: Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

●Woodbridge DMV, 2731 Caton Hill Rd.: Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

●Haymarket Town Hall, 15000 Washington St.: Wednesday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

●James J. McCoart Administration Building, 1 County Complex Ct., Prince William: Wednesday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More info: pwcgov.org/absentee

Loudoun County

In-person absentee voting hours in Loudoun County have been extended. The main voter registration office, 750 Miller Dr. SE, Suite C, in Leesburg, is open Wednesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satellite locations at the Cascades Senior Center (21606 Whitfield Pl., Sterling) and the Dulles South Multipurpose Center (24950 Riding Center Dr., South Riding) are open Wednesday through Friday 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

More info: loudoun.gov/election2012

THE DISTRICT

The D.C. Board of Elections has extended early voting hours until 9 p.m. this week. The eight early voting sites in the District, one in each ward, will open at 8:30 a.m. starting Wednesday. Early voting in the District lasts through Saturday.

The locations are:  

●Columbia Heights Community Center, 1480 Girard St. NW, in Ward 1

●Judiciary Square, 441 Fourth St. NW, in Ward 2

●Chevy Chase Community Center, 5601 Connecticut Ave. NW, in Ward 3

●Takoma Community Center, 300 Van Buren St. NW, in Ward 4

●Turkey Thicket Recreation Center, 1100 Michigan Ave. NE, in Ward 5

●King Greenleaf Recreation Center, 201 N St. SW, in Ward 6

●Dorothy Height/Benning Library, 3935 Benning Rd. NE, in Ward 7  

●Southeast Tennis and Learning Center, 701 Mississippi Ave. SE, in Ward 8

More info: dcboee.us

MARYLAND

Early voting is extended through Friday with longer hours, from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Anne Arundel County

●West County Library, 1325 Annapolis Rd., Odenton

●North County Library, 1010 Eastway, Glen Burnie

●Severna Park Library, 45 McKinsey Rd., Severna Park

●Boys & Girls Clubs of America, 121 South Villa Ave., Annapolis

●Edgewater Library, 25 Stepneys Lane, Edgewater

Calvert County

●Calvert County Elections Office, 30 Duke St., Prince Frederick

Charles County

●Charles County Elections Office, 201 E. Charles St., La Plata

Howard County

●Florence Bain Senior Center, 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia

●Ellicott City Senior Center, 9401 Frederick Rd., Ellicott City

●Ridgely’s Run Community Center, 8400 Mission Rd., Jessup

Montgomery County

●Bauer Drive Community Recreation Center, 14625 Bauer Dr., Rockville

●Germantown Community Recreation Center, 18905 Kingsview Rd., Germantown

●Marilyn Praisner Community Center, 14906 Old Columbia Pike, Burtonsville

●Executive Office Building, 101 Monroe St., Rockville

●Silver Spring Civic Building, 8525 Fenton St., Silver Spring

Prince George’s County

●Upper Marlboro Community Center, 5400 Marlboro Race Track Rd., Upper Marlboro

●College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Ave., College Park

●Bowie Library, 15210 Annapolis Rd., Bowie

●Wayne K. Curry Sports & Learning Center, Landover Room A, 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover

●Oxon Hill Library, 6200 Oxon Hill Rd., Oxon Hill

St. Mary’s County

●Potomac Building, Room 14, 23115 Leonard Hall Dr., Leonardtown

More info: elections.state.md.us/voting/early

— Corinne Reilly

 
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