One Week Before the Virginia Legislative Elections, the DLCC Reminds Democrats to Return Their Mail-In Ballots and Get Out the Vote

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Democrats have momentum and the lead in early voting so far but this election will be close and every vote will matter.

WASHINGTON – Today, one week before the Virginia legislative elections, the Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee calls on Democrats to get out the vote and ensure Democrats have the support they need to finish strong.

At the top of the priority list this week are voters who applied to vote by mail and can now return their ballot in person at a drop box or at their locality’s general registrar’s office. Many races for the Virginia Senate and House of Delegates are up for grabs. Democrats returning their ballot, in-person, to a drop box or their locality’s general registrar’s office is the best way to build up Democrats’ advantage heading into election day. Voters can find their nearest drop box location at

Simply put: This election is going to come down to getting out the vote. If Democrats return their mail-in ballots to their nearest drop box, and ensure that we’re telling all of our Virginia friends and families to make a plan to vote as well, we will win.

DLCC interim President Heather Williams issued the following statement: 

“Virginia voters know what’s at stake in this election. We’ve sounded the alarm all year on the fundamental freedoms that are on the line and now is the time for Democrats to make their voices heard and return their mail-in ballots or make plans to vote on election day. Simply put: if we return these ballots and ensure that we’re getting all of our friends and family to vote, we will win.”

The DLCC is the official Democratic Party committee dedicated to winning America’s state legislatures. Last year, the DLCC defied the odds by not losing any state legislative majorities, flipping four key chambers, and creating four new Democratic trifectas – the best midterm year for the party in power since at least 1934. State legislatures are the building blocks of our democracy and pass the policies that have the biggest impact on Americans’ day-to-day lives.