COVID-19 in Virginia

Without DMV, Voter Registrations Lag

Voter registration, which historically peaks in a presidential election year, is one more casualty of the coronavirus pandemic. In Virginia, the bulk of registrations come through the Department of Motor Vehicles, which is gradually reopening.

New Voter Registrations in June

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New Voter Registrations, January through June


Source: Virginia Department of Elections

July 21, 2020