|Effective Date:||Expiration Date:||Chapters:|
|April 18, 2022||Dec. 31, 2022||12|
As in previous years, this issuance serves to remind and encourage all District government employees to exercise their right to vote during the upcoming primary and general elections. This issuance explains the administrative leave policy for voting.
Each agency head shall take the necessary steps to ensure that employees within the agency are informed of the policy on voting, as specified in this issuance. Agencies must give 2 hours of administrative leave to employees for voting in any election or referendum on a civic matter in their community.
Employees must coordinate with their respective supervisors regarding any anticipated use of administrative leave for voting.
The following table provides a calendar of polling hours for the 2022 primaries and general elections in the District of Columbia and in neighboring jurisdictions:
|Election Type||District of Columbia||Maryland||Virginia|
|Primary Elections||Tuesday, June 21, 2022||Tuesday, June 19, 2022||Tuesday, June 21, 2022|
|General Election||Tuesday, November 8, 2022||Tuesday, November 8, 2022||Tuesday, November 8, 2022|
|Poll Hours||7 a.m. - 8 p.m.||7 a.m. - 8 p.m.||6 a.m. - 7 p.m.|
For detailed information on the upcoming elections, District government employees may visit the following websites:
Issued by Interim Director E. Lindsey Maxwell II, Esq., D.C. Department of Human Resources on April 18, 2022, 9:54 a.m.