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Election Day: What to expect at the polls

LYNCHBURG, Va. (WSET) -- Tuesday is election day here in Virginia and across the country.

So, here's what to expect on your ballot and where you can go to vote.

All Virginians will see two referendums on their ballots.

The following questions will be asked:

Article X. Taxation and Finance. Section 6. Exempt property

"Question: Should a county, city, or town be authorized to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding, if flooding resiliency improvements have been made on the property?"

Article X. Taxation and Finance. Section 6-A. Property tax exemption for certain veterans and their surviving spouses and surviving spouses of soldiers killed in action.

"Question: Shall the real property tax exemption for a primary residence that is currently provided to the surviving spouses of veterans who had a one hundred percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability be amended to allow the surviving spouse to move to a different primary residence and still claim the exemption?"

For both referendums, you will vote "yes" or "no." You can find out more information on both referendums here.

All Virginians will also be voting for United States Senate.

The candidates are:

  • Tim Kaine - D
  • Corey Stewart - R
  • Matt Waters - L

In our region there are elections happening in three congressional districts, the 5th, 6th, and 9th.

ABC 13 spoke with the candidates from each of those districts to hear their stances on key issues.

You can watch those videos and other election coverage here.

You can find out what other races are happening in your district by visiting the Virginia Department of Elections website.

On election day, you can look up your polling place here.

Remember, on election day you'll need to bring an acceptable ID with you to vote.

Polling places will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


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