Voter Registration and elections

Voters are encouraged to request an absentee ballot now. Online & paper applications are available below.

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.

Do not submit more than one absentee application.

Online Voter Registration Application

Register to vote

Online Absentee Application

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

Voter Drop Box Image

City of Fredericksburg Voters may return their own absentee ballot, absentee application, or voter registration application to the Official Voter Drop Box pictured above and located in front of the Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline St.

November 3, 2020 General Election Information

SAMPLE BALLOT-November 3, 2020 General Election


Absentee Ballots for the November 3, 2020 Election will begin to be mailed out the week of September 18, 2020 to those voters who have submitted an application. Absentee ballots will be mailed continuously through the application deadline, October 23, 2020. Absentee ballot applications are processed daily.

  • Friday, September 18 Early Voting begins at 601 Caroline St.; 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Monday, September 21-Friday, October 30 Early Voting at 601 Caroline St; 8:30am-4:30pm
  • 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 & October 31 8:30am-4:30pm Early voting at 601 Caroline St; 8:30am-4:30pm
  • 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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