Voter Registration and elections
June 8, 2021 Democratic Primary Election
No Republican Primary will be held in the City of Fredericksburg: Republican Nomination information
- In-person Early Voting 8:30am-4:30pm - Executive Plaza 601 Caroline St. 5th floor - April 23rd - June 4th
- Last day to register/update voter registration. - May 17th
- Last day to request a by-mail ballot. - May 28th
- Saturday In-person Early Voting 8:30am-4:30pm - Executive Plaza 601 Caroline St. 5th floor - May 29th & June 5th
- Closed for Memorial Day - May 31st
- Election Day All polling places will be open from 6:00am-7:00pm - June 8th
You may return your vote-by-mail ballot to the ballot drop box.
It is located at 601 Caroline St. This drop box is available for ballot return until 7:00 p.m. on Election Day.
How to get to the Executive Plaza at 601 Caroline St.
Fred Transit F4 & F5 and UMW Eagle Express E1 & E2LN buses stop directly in front of the Executive Plaza at 601 Caroline St.
On-street parking is available for Executive Plaza at 601 Caroline St. Voters may also park in the Sophia St. parking garage. (The first four hours are free.)
Notice & Instructions for : Military and Overseas Voters
City Council and School Board contests to be held on November 2, 2021
Ordinance No. 21-04 was passed on April 13, 2021 by the Fredericksburg City Council. The immediate impact of this legislation is that all ward specific City Council and School Board positions will appear on the November 2, 2021 General Election ballot.
Candidates are required to complete the filing of all required forms no later than June 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Candidate forms packets are available in the Voter Registrar's office.
Review instructions, guidance and candidate forms here: Becoming a Candidate
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The Electoral Board has received well over 200 new applications to serve as Officers of Election for the November 3, 2020 General Election. Typically 35 Officers of Election are assigned to work in the five Polling Places on Election Day. The Board has been able to assign 75 Officers of Election to serve on November 3, 2020 ensuring a safe and fair election for our voters. If you have submitted an application and have not been assigned, we just want to say thank you. The response reflects the wonderful City we share.
Serve your community on Election Day as an Officer of Election!