Record Turnout in Tuesday Election

Voter participation surged in this year's gubernatorial election, with a 15% increase over 2017 in the percentage of registered voters who cast ballots. The 2021 number will increase slightly after officials tally provisional and mail ballots postmarked by Tuesday and received by noon Friday.

Voter Turnout in Recent Virginia Gubernatorial Elections

Bar chart showing the turnout of Virginia voters each gubernatorial election from 2001 through 2021. The percentage is higher in 2021 than all previous years shown.

Note: Statewide turnout as of November 3, 2021 at 3:30 p.m.

Source: Virginia Department of Elections and the Associated Press.

Nov. 4, 2021