I'm writing Virginia "vote by mail" letters. When should I mail?
For Virginia, “vote by mail” letters mail on Saturday, September 18.
We're writing two types of letters for Virginia, so if you're not sure if you wrote "vote by mail" letters, check the Voter List cover page that printed with your letter templates. That page not only lists all of the voters in that batch of letters, but also the type of letters and the mail date for that batch. This information is listed about one-third of the way down the page, and it's underlined. If you wrote "vote by mail" letters, it will say: Vote By Mail: Virginia 2021 General Elections -- Mail on Saturday, September 18, 2021.
The earliest that Virginia election officials mail absentee ballots is September 18, so by mailing that day, your “vote by mail” letters will arrive in good time for your voters to request ballots that will be processed quickly. That is also the day after early in-person voting starts in Virginia.