Voter Registration and elections

Voters are encouraged to request an absentee by mail ballot & can do that now.

A Virginia DMV issued I.D. is required to complete all online voter registration and Vote by Mail applications. Your DMV I.D. signature is utilized to sign your online application.

Register to vote
Absentee voting

If you do not have a Virginia DMV issued I.D. you may print out applications, utilizing the links below. Complete application, print, sign & date, and return to the Voter Registrar’s office. (Paper voter registration applications must be returned by mail or in person. Paper Vote by Mail applications may be returned by mail, in person, via email:, or by fax: (540) 373-8381)

Voter Registration Application           Vote by mail application for Nov. 3, 2020 Election

November 3, 2020 General Election

Ballot: U.S. President, U.S. Senate, U.S. House of Representatives, and Virginia Constitutional Amendments

Absentee Ballots for the November 3, 2020 Election will begin to be mailed out the week of September 16, 2020 and continuously through the application deadline October 23, 2020. Absentee ballot applications are processed daily.

  • Friday, September 18 Early Voting begins
  • Tuesday, October 13 Last day to register/update registration and vote in the November 3 election
  • Friday, October 23 at 5:00 p.m. Application deadline to request Vote by Mail ballot be mailed to you
  • Saturday, October 24 8:30am-4:30pm Early voting in the Registrar’s office
  • Monday-Saturday, October 26-October 31 8:30-am-4:30pm Early voting in the Registrar’s office
  • Tuesday, November 3 Election Day Polls will be open from 6:00am-7:00pm
  • List of I.D. options required for voting   

Notice & Instructions for : Military and Overseas Voters 

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