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VIRGINIA EASY VOTER GUIDE

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Commonwealth of Virginia
Department of Elections
Washington Building, First Floor
1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Phone: (800)552-9754
TDD: (800)260-3466
www.elections.virginia.gov

1. REGISTERING TO VOTE .................................................................................................................................. 1
CAN I REGISTER TO VOTE IN VIRGINIA? ............................................................................................................................... 1
HOW DO I REGISTER TO VOTE? ........................................................................................................................................ 1
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE FOR REGISTERING TO VOTE? ............................................................................................................ 2
HOW DO I KNOW IF I’M ALREADY REGISTERED? .................................................................................................................. 2
HOW DO I REGISTER IF I HAVE NO FIXED ADDRESS? ............................................................................................................. 2
HOW DO I REGISTER IF I HAVE MORE THAN ONE ADDRESS? .................................................................................................. 3
HOW DO I REPORT CHANGES IN MY NAME OR ADDRESS? ...................................................................................................... 3
I WAS NOT ALLOWED TO REGISTER ................................................................................................................................... 3
2. VOTER ID ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
WHAT FORMS OF ID CAN I USE TO VOTE? .......................................................................................................................... 4
DO I QUALIFY FOR A FREE VOTER PHOTO ID? ...................................................................................................................... 4
HOW DO I GET A FREE VIRGINIA VOTER PHOTO ID? ............................................................................................................ 5
WHAT IF I DON’T HAVE A PROPER ID WHEN I GO TO THE POLLING PLACE? .............................................................................. 5
I LOST MY VIRGINIA VOTER PHOTO ID ................................................................................................................................ 5
3. ABSENTEE VOTING ........................................................................................................................................ 6
CAN I VOTE ABSENTEE? .................................................................................................................................................. 6
HOW DO I VOTE ABSENTEE? ............................................................................................................................................ 7
I AM SERVING IN THE MILITARY AND/OR OVERSEAS .............................................................................................................. 7
I AM A COLLEGE STUDENT LIVING AWAY FROM HOME .......................................................................................................... 8
I NEED AN EMERGENCY ABSENTEE BALLOT .......................................................................................................................... 8
I AM IN JAIL AWAITNG TRIAL OR FOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTION .......................................................................................... 9
4. VOTING ON ELECTION DAY .......................................................................................................................... 10
WHEN ARE THE POLLS OPEN? ........................................................................................................................................ 10
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO THE POLLS?...................................................................................................................... 10
HOW DO I FIND MY POLLING PLACE? .............................................................................................................................. 10
SAMPLE BALLOTS ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
I NEED SOMEONE TO DEMONSTRATE HOW TO USE THE VOTING EQUIPMENT .......................................................................... 11
CAN MY CHILD WATCH ME VOTE? ................................................................................................................................. 11
I HAVE A DISABILITY OR MOBILITY ISSUES ......................................................................................................................... 11
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I CANNOT READ OR SPEAK ENGLISH WELL ........................................................................................................................ 12
I NEED ASSISTANCE FILLING OUT MY BALLOT .................................................................................................................... 12
DO I HAVE TO VOTE FOR EVERY OFFICE OR QUESTION ON THE BALLOT? ................................................................................. 12
HOW DO I CAST A WRITE-IN VOTE? ................................................................................................................................ 12
AVOIDING OVERVOTING ................................................................................................................................................ 13
I THINK I MADE A MISTAKE ON MY BALLOT ...................................................................................................................... 13
IS MY VOTE SECURE? ................................................................................................................................................... 13
I VOTED A PROVISIONAL BALLOT ..................................................................................................................................... 14
5. YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AS A VOTER ...................................................................................... 15
VIRGINIA VOTER RIGHTS ............................................................................................................................................... 15
VOTER RESPONSIBILITIES ............................................................................................................................................... 16
I WAS NOT ALLOWED TO VOTE, OR I THINK I HAVE WITNESSED AN ELECTION LAW VIOLATION .................................................. 16
REGISTRAR CONTACT INFORMATION (FOR EMAIL SEE WWW.ELECTIONS.VIRGINIA.GOV) .................................. 17


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1. Registering to Vote
Can I register to Vote in Virginia?

How Do I Register to Vote?
 If you have a Virginia-issued driver’s license or a DMV ID card, you can apply to register
online at www.elections.virginia.gov
 You can also obtain a voter registration application online or at any DMV, Public Library,
social service agency, or voter registrar’s office in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
o Visit www.elections.virginia.gov and click on the “voter registration form” link on
the bottom left of the page under “forms”. Download, print, and fill out the form
and send it to the register’s office for your county or city listed on the second
page.
o To find your registrar, see “Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide
or, look up “voter registration” in the phonebook for your county or city.

START: 1. Are you a resident of Virginia?
2. Are you a U.S. citizen?
YES
YES
YES
YES
3. Are you 18 years or older, or will
you be 18 years old by the next
general election?
4. Are you currently declared to be
mentally incompetent by a court of
law?
5. Do you have a felony conviction?
felony?
You can register to
vote!
You cannot register to
vote.
Has your right to vote
been restored?
YES
YES
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO
NO

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What is the Deadline for Registering to Vote?
 For a general or a primary election, the deadline to register to vote is the 22
nd
day before
a primary or general election. If you are registering by mail, your application must be
postmarked no later than that date. The deadline is shorter for special elections.
 Registrar’s offices are open until 5:00 p.m. on the final day of registration before an
election if you are registering in person. An application submitted online will be timely if
completed by 11:59 p.m. on the deadline day.
 The registration deadline for the November 4, 2014 general election is Tuesday October
14, 2014 (the day after the Columbus Day holiday).
Note: Absent military and overseas citizens and their families may be eligible to register late
under certain circumstances. These voters should access specialized information provided
by the Virginia Department of Elections and Federal Voting Assistance Program websites
(fvap.gov).

How Do I Know if I’m Already Registered?
 You only need to register once to vote in the elections in your jurisdiction. However, if
you move your residence, you need to update your registration record with your new
address.
 There are three convenient ways to check your registration status and whether your
record is correct:
1. You can check online at www.elections.virginia.gov. Click on “Check Your Voter
Information” in the blue box in the center of the page.
2. You can call the Department of Elections:
 Toll Free: (800)552-9745
 TTY: (800)260-3466.
3. You can contact the Voter Registrar in the city or county where you live (see
“Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide or, look up “voter
registration” in the phonebook for your county or city.).

How Do I Register if I Have No Fixed Address?
 If you have no fixed or permanent address, you can still register to vote!
1. In the “mailing address” section of the voter application, write the address of an
agency where you receive services, or any other address where you are allowed
to receive mail.
2. In the “residence address” section of the application, write the location where you
most often spend the night, even if it is not a traditional address.


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How Do I Register if I Have More Than One Address?
 Register in the city or county you consider to be your legal residence. This would be the
place you consider to be your fixed, permanent home.
 If you are unsure which city our county is your legal residence, contact the Voter
Registrar (see “Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide) for either place
you could consider your legal residence. That registrar will help you determine where
you should register to vote.
 Note that it is illegal to be registered to vote in more than one city or county in Virginia,
or more than one state in the U.S.

How Do I Report Changes in my Name or Address?
 It is very important to keep your name and address up to date so that you can vote in
every election.
 There are two convenient ways to update your voter registration:
1. If you have a driver’s license or a DMV-issued ID card, you can update your
registration information online at www.elections.virginia.gov. Click on “Check
Your Voter Information” in the blue box in the center of the page.
2. You can submit your change in name or address in writing to your local registrar
(see “Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide). You can submit
your change by mail, fax, or e-mail attachment.
 You must sign the writing. If you are physically unable to sign the writing,
you may use a mark (such as an “x”) if it is acknowledged by a witness.

I Was Not Allowed to Register
An applicant denied registration has the right to appeal to the circuit court within ten days. §
24.2-422. The applicant must pay a $10 filing fee. Registrars are required to send each
applicant denied registration a letter notifying them of the denial with information about the
applicant’s appeal right. The general registrar is represented by the Commonwealth’s Attorney
in the appeal.








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2. Voter ID
What Forms of ID Can I Use to Vote?
You must present one of the following forms of photo identification to vote:
 Valid Virginia’s driver’s license
 Valid United States passport
 Any other photo identification issued by the Commonwealth, one of its political
subdivisions, or the United States;
 Any valid student identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by
any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth
 Any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued
by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business.
 A FREE Virginia voter photo identification card (ID) (See below).
NOTE: If you have a question about the validity of your identification document, please contact
your local registrar for clarification (see “Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide)
Do I Qualify for a Free Voter Photo ID?

Do you currently possess any of the following?:
 Valid Virginia driver's license
 Valid United States passport
 Any other photo identification issued by the
Commonwealth, one of its political
subdivisions, or the United States;
 Any valid student identification card containing
a photograph of the voter and issued by any
institution of higher education located in the
Commonwealth
 Any valid employee identification card
containing a photograph of the voter and
issued by an employer of the voter in the
ordinary course of the employer's business.
START: Are you registered to vote, or eligible to
register to vote? (See page 1)
You are not eligible for a Virginia
Voter photo ID card.
You are eligible for a FREE
Virginia Voter photo ID card.
Please see the next section for
details.
YES
YES
NO
NO

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How do I get a FREE Virginia Voter Photo ID?
1. Contact your local registrar and tell them you need a Virginia Voter Photo ID (see
“Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide).
2. You will need to go to your registrar’s office for the purposes of taking your picture and
collecting your signature for your Voter Photo ID card. If you are unable to get to your
registrar’s office, you may contact a nonprofit organization, political party or candidate
about arranging transportation for you.
3. Your photo ID will be processed and sent to you through the mail.
4. If you do not receive your Virginia Voter Photo ID within the next several weeks, please
contact your registrar.

What If I Don’t Have a Proper ID When I Go to the Polling Place?
If you do not have the proper Photo ID with you, you may vote a provisional ballot and present a
copy of your Photo ID to the Electoral Board by noon on the Friday after the Election.

I Lost my Virginia Voter Photo ID
If your Virginia Voter Photo ID has been lost, misplaced, or stolen, please contact your registrar
immediately. See “Registrar Contact Information” at the end of this guide.

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3. Absentee Voting
Can I Vote Absentee?


NO
You cannot vote
absentee.
NO
START: Can you answer “yes” to any of the following
questions?:
 Are you going to be absent from the county or city in which
you vote because of business or a personal vacation?
 Will you be at work or commuting to work for 11 out of the
13 hours the polls are open?
 Are you a law enforcement officer, a fire fighter, search and
rescue personnel, or emergency services personnel?
 Are you an electoral board member, registrar, officer of
election, or voting machine custodian?
 Are you designated by a political party or candidate in a
primary election to be a representative of the party or
candidate inside a polling place on Election Day?
 Are you going to be absent because you reside overseas?
 Are you going to be absent because you, your spouse, or your
guardian serves in the military?
 Are you going to be absent because you or your spouse is
away at school?
 Are you in jail awaiting trial or for a misdemeanor conviction?
 Are you unable to go to the polls because of a disability,
illness, or pregnancy?
 Are you unable to go to the polls because you are the primary
caretaker for someone confined at home due to an illness or
disability?
 Are you going to be absent because of a religious obligation?

Are you registered or
eligible to vote (see
section 1)?
You may apply to vote
absentee in person or
by mail.
YES
YES
Is this your first
time voting in
Virgina?
You may need
to vote
absentee in-
person for this
election only.
YES
NO

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How Do I Vote Absentee?
 If you are eligible to vote absentee (see diagram above), there are two convenient ways
for you to obtain an absentee ballot application:
1. Visit www.elections.virginia.gov and click on the orange “Absentee Voting” box
on the right side of the page and follow the instructions.
2. Request an absentee ballot application from your Voter Registrar (see “Registrar
Contact Information” at the end of this guide).
 You may complete the application at your Voter Registrar’s office, or you may send it to
your Voter Registrar by mail, fax, or e-mail attachment (see “Registrar Contact
Information” at the end of this guide).
 If applying for an absentee ballot by mail, you must submit your application by the
Tuesday before the election. Your voted mail-in absentee ballot must be received by
your Electoral Board by Election Day or it cannot be counted.
 If applying for and voting an absentee ballot in the Registrar’s office, you must
apply and vote by the Saturday before the Election.
 If you are registering in person, you must wait five days for your absentee
application to be processed.
 Voters who register by mail may not be eligible to vote absentee by mail the first time
they vote in Virginia; this vote in person requirement has exceptions, students attending
college away from home for example may both register and vote absentee by mail, and
the registrar will include a notice with the absentee ballot to include a copy of acceptable
identification. Please call your local voting official or check the Department of Elections
website for details about identification acceptable for this purpose (see “Registrar
Contact Information” at the end of this guide).

I am Serving in the Military and/or Overseas
 For voting purposes, federal law assigns U.S. citizens deployed or living overseas to a
specific state based on where the voter lived before going overseas. If you are away
from home serving in the military or reside overseas, you, your spouse and dependents
residing with you have certain protections under Virginia’s Uniform and Military Overseas
Voters Act (UMOVA) and the federal Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting
Act (UOCAVA). You may qualify while away from home if:
 You a U.S. citizen who is a member of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast
Guard, Merchant Marines, or the commissioned corps of the Public Health
Service or National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
 You are a U.S. citizen who is the spouse or dependent of a member of the Army,
Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, Merchant Marines, or the commissioned
corps of the Public Health Service or National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration.
 You are a U.S. citizen who currently resides outside the United States either
permanently or temporarily (Virginia must have been your last U.S. residence or

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the last residence of your parent or legal guardian. Employment information is
required to vote in nonfederal elections).
 If any of these apply to you, you can identify yourself as a covered military or overseas
voter by registering to vote and requesting an absentee ballot using a Federal Post Card
Application (FCPA). You can fill out and print this application from
http://www.fvap.gov/uploads/FVAP/Forms/fpca2013.pdf
 Please register to vote and request your absentee ballot early. We recommend
registering to vote and requesting your absentee ballot no later than 90 days
before the election, if possible.
 Each state has different Absentee Voting guidelines. For Virginia’s, visit
http://www.fvap.gov/vao/vag/chapter2/virginia
 You can access general information at http://www.fvap.gov/
 If you need assistance, please contact the Virginia Department of Elections Information
center:
 E-mail: info@elections.virginia.gov
 Phone: (804) 864-8901
 Toll Free: (800) 552-9745
 TTY: (800) 260-3466

I am a College Student Living Away From Home
 A voter may only register in one place, which means that college students who still
consider themselves residents of their home city or county should register to vote there,
and not the city or county where they go to school.
 A student should register where he or she attends school only if he or she considers that
locality as his or her primary home and residence. A student attending college away
from home can vote absentee.
 If you have questions, you may contact your local registrar or the Department of
Elections.
 Most colleges and universities offer voter registration and absentee ballot information
through their Student Services office.

I Need an Emergency Absentee Ballot
 Late absentee application is permitted up to 2:00 p.m. on the Monday before the election
for those recently hospitalized and for those with certain other business or personal
emergencies. Call your Voter Registrar (see “Registrar Contact Information” at the end
of this guide) to ask about your voting options.


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I am in Jail Awaitng Trial or for Misdemeanor Conviction
 You can register and request to vote absentee by mail if you are confined for a
misdemeanor or because you are awaiting trial.
 If you are confined in the city or county in which you vote and are otherwise qualified,
you have a right to be taken to the polls if you did not have the opportunity to vote
absentee.


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4. Voting on Election Day

When are the Polls Open?
 All polling places are open from 6:00 am to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. You are entitled
to vote if you are in line by 7:00 pm on Election Day.

What Do I Need to Bring to the Polls?
 You will need to bring an acceptable form of photo identification. See the Voter ID,
section above.

How Do I Find My Polling Place?
 There are three ways to find your polling place:
 Your polling place name and address are listed on the voter information card you
received in the mail. Note: Your voter information card does not qualify as photo
identification.
 You can contact your local registrar (see “Registrar Contact Information” at the
end of this guide).
 You can go to www.elections.virginia.gov, click on “Where to Vote” in the middle
of the page below the blue box, then follow the instructions.
Sample Ballots
 A sample ballot is a copy of the official ballot made for either educational or political
purposes. Sample ballots may be produced by Electoral Boards, political parties, political
committees, and citizens.
 ONLY ballots printed on white or yellow paper are official, unbiased and complete ballots
printed by the Electoral Board.
 Every sample ballot must clearly state who authorized or paid for it. Many sample ballots
in colors other than white or yellow are meant to persuade you to vote a certain way.
You may be offered one of these ballots on your way to the polling place.
 The Electoral Board is required to post the Official Sample Ballot at each polling place
on Election Day. Please do not hesitate to ask an election officer to show you a sample
ballot.

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I Need Someone to Demonstrate How to Use the Voting Equipment
 You are entitled to a demonstration of the voting equipment. There is a demonstration
officer at your polling place who is there to help you with the machines. Please feel free
to ask him or her for assistance.

Can My Child Watch Me Vote?
 Your minor child, 15 years or younger, may go with you into the voting booth.

I Have a Disability or Mobility Issues
 All elections are required to be accessible to persons with disabilities. This includes
both accessibility to the polling place and devices to make the voting machine
accessible.
 You may wish to consider voting absentee by mail or in person before election day to
avoid standing in lines.
 If you have a disability, you can help assure your right to vote by contacting your
registrar before Election Day to discuss your particular needs (see “Registrar Contact
Information” at the end of this guide).
 Anyone who assists you in voting must do so according to your instructions, without
trying to influence your vote. Your assistant is strictly prohibited from in any way telling
others how you voted.
 NOTE: No voter is required to accept assistance.
 The following are options for overcoming accessibility issues:
 Before Election Day, you may request an Absentee Ballot (see Absentee section
above).
 You may vote from your car. All polling places are required to offer “curbside
voting” to anyone who has a physical disability or who is 65 years or older. You
may need to send someone inside the polling place to request curbside voting
unless your precinct has a lookout or other mechanism in place to alert the
officers of election inside. Calling ahead of time with the approximate time of
your arrival can help.
 You may request an “audio ballot.” You will be given a set of headphones and
the ballot will be read aloud to you. Audio ballots are available at all polling
places.
 If you are blind, you may have anyone assist you with your ballot.
 If you are not blind but need assistance with your ballot, you may have anyone
assist you EXCEPT your employer or union representative.




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I Cannot Read or Speak English Well
 Persons who cannot read or write English or with limited English proficiency may request
assistance in voting. Fairfax County is the only locality in Virginia subject to the Voting
Rights Act bilingual elections requirement for Spanish. Voters in other localities or
languages other than Spanish in Fairfax County may receive language assistance from
a translator they provide or volunteers.
 If you need assistance with your ballot, you may have anyone assist you EXCEPT your
employer or union representative.

I Need Assistance Filling out My Ballot
 Anyone who assists you in voting must do so according to your instructions, without
trying to influence your vote. Your assistant is strictly prohibited from in any way telling
others how you voted.
 NOTE: No voter is required to accept assistance.
 If you are blind, you may have anyone assist you with your ballot.
 If you are not blind but need assistance with your ballot, you may have anyone assist
you EXCEPT your employer or union representative.

Do I Have to Vote for Every Office or Question on the Ballot?
 You do not have to vote for every question on the ballot. For instance, in a local election,
if you are only interested in voting for a school board member, you do not have to vote
for any of the candidates for mayor. Your vote for the school board member will still be
counted.

How Do I Cast a Write-In Vote?
 Write-in votes are permitted in all elections except primaries.
 Please follow the write-in instructions provided with each voting system
 On paper ballots, write the name of the candidate of your choice on the blank
space provided for write-in votes
 On DRE machines or optical scan ballots, follow the instructions to write in the
name of the candidate of your choice
 DO NOT write in the name of a candidate who already appears on the ballot, or your
vote will not be counted.
 Please ask an election official if you need assistance with write-in procedures.


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Avoiding Overvoting
 An overvote occurs when you cast more votes than are allowed for the office or issue
o For example, if you vote for 2 people for governor instead of one, neither vote will
count.
o However, if you are allowed to vote for three school board members, and you
vote for three people, that is not an overvote.
 Please read over your ballot carefully to ensure you do not overvote.
 An optical scanner will reject your ballot if you overvote, and an election official will offer
you a new one.
 A touch screen electronic machine will not allow you to overvote.

I Think I Made a Mistake on My Ballot
 If you made a mistake on your ballot, you must change your vote BEFORE your ballot is
cast
o If you are using an electronic machine, you can change your vote before you
press or select “cast ballot.”
o If you are using a paper ballot and have not placed your ballot in an official ballot
container, ask an election official to void your spoiled ballot and to give you a
new ballot
 Once your ballot is cast, it CANNOT be changed, even if you made a mistake.

Is My Vote Secure?
 A voting machine can only record your vote, not your name or any identifying features.
No one can tell how you voted based on your submitted ballot. If an assistant helped you
vote, he or she is not permitted to tell anyone how you voted.
 All voting machines in Virginia are rigorously tested and certified to be accurate and
secure before being authorized for use in Virginia and prior to each election.

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I Voted a Provisional Ballot
 Provisional ballots are used when:
o a person’s registration status cannot be verified either by the election officer or
the voter registrar.
o a registered voter has not shown the required ID
o a court orders the polls to stay open past their normal closing time
 A person is permitted to vote in these situations to give them the opportunity to satisfy
legal requirements in time for the provisional ballot to be counted.
 The decision of whether to count the provisional vote is made by the local electoral
board in the days after the election. If you cast a provisional ballot, you will be given
notice of the time and place of the Electoral Board’s meeting, and a toll-free number to
check the status of your ballot.
o You have the right to be present when the Electoral Board makes its decision
about whether to count your provisional ballot.
o You may request an extension up to one business day
o If you voted a provisional ballot because you did not present the required ID, you
have until noon on Friday after the election to provide a copy of your required ID.
 Provisional ballots are also used when a court order the polls to stay open past their
normal closing time. This has never happened in Virginia. Provisional ballots are used
in case the order extending voting time is reversed by a higher court.

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5. Your Rights and Responsibilities as a Voter
Virginia Voter Rights
 As a Virginia voter you have the right to:
o Be notified of whether your voter registration application has been accepted or
denied.
o Vote if you have registered at your current address at least 22 days before the
election.
o Receive assistance from election officials if you are unsure about any part of the
election process.
o Be given a demonstration of the voting equipment.
o Have your vote voided before it is cast if you believe you voted incorrectly. You
will be given another ballot.
o Enter the name of a write-in candidate in a non-primary election.
o Have your ballot brought to your vehicle if you are 65 or over, or if you have a
disability.
o Have an Election Official or other person help you vote if you have a disability or
are unable to read or write.
 IMPORTANT: Anyone who helps you vote must:
1. Do so according to your instructions,
2. Not try to influence your vote, and
3. Not, in any way, tell others how you voted.
o Vote a Provisional Ballot if you do not have appropriate ID with you on Election
Day, and to provide a copy of an acceptable photo identification to the Electoral
Board by noon on the Friday after the election.
o Vote a Provisional Ballot if your status as a qualified voter is in question.
o Attend the Electoral Board’s provisional ballots meeting and present evidence
supporting your qualifications.
o Bring your child, age 15 years or younger, into the voting booth.
o Vote if you are in line at 7:00 p.m.
o Cast an absentee ballot if you are eligible to do so.


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Voter Responsibilities
 As a Virginia Voter, you have the responsibility to:
o Keep your voter registration information up to date
o Show your photo ID at the polls (see Voter ID section). If you do not have the
proper ID with you, you may vote a provisional ballot and present your ID to the
Electoral Board by noon on the Friday after the Election.
o Request help if you have any questions about the voting process, do not know
how to use the voting equipment, have a disability or are unable to read or write.
o Check that your ballot is correct BEFORE you cast it.
o Know that once your ballot is cast, you CANNOT be given another ballot, even if
you think you have voted incorrectly.
o To ask an Election Official to call the Voter Registrar’s office BEFORE you leave
the polling place if you have problems regarding your eligibility to vote or in
casting of your ballot.

I Was Not Allowed to Vote, or I Think I Have Witnessed an Election Law
Violation
 If you feel your voting rights have been violated, or that you may have witnessed an
election law being broken, contact the Department of Elections toll free at 1-(800)
552-9745 or info@elections.virginia.gov


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Registrar Contact Information (for email see www.elections.virginia.gov)
ACCOMACK COUNTY
PO BOX 97
23312 COURTHOUSE AVE
ACCOMAC, VA 23301-0097
(757) 787-2935

ALBEMARLE COUNTY
1600 5TH STREET
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902
(434) 972-4173

ALEXANDRIA CITY
132 NORTH ROYAL STREET SUITE 100
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314
(703) 746-4050

ALLEGHANY COUNTY
110 ROSEDALE AVENUE SUITE D
COVINGTON, VA 24426
(540) 965-1690

AMELIA COUNTY
9127 WASHINGTON STREET
AMELIA COURT HOUSE, VA 23002
(804) 561-3460

AMHERST COUNTY
113 TAYLOR STREET
AMHERST, VA 24521
(434) 946-9315

APPOMATTOX COUNTY
367 VIRGINIA AVENUE
APPOMATTOX, VA 24522
(434) 352-5302

ARLINGTON COUNTY
2100 CLARENDON BLVD STE 320
ARLINGTON, VA 22201-5400
(804) 693-3659

AUGUSTA COUNTY
AUGUSTA COUNTY GOVERNMENT
CENTER
18 GOVERNMENT CENTER LN
VERONA, VA 24482-2639
(540) 245-5656

BATH COUNTY
COURTHOUSE
PO BOX 157
65 COURTHOUSE HILL
WARM SPRINGS, VA 24484
(540) 839-7266

BEDFORD COUNTY
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BLDG
122 E MAIN ST STE 204
BEDFORD, VA 24523
(540) 586-7649


BLAND COUNTY
599 MAIN STREET
SUITE 2
BLAND, VA 24315
(276) 688-4441

BOTETOURT COUNTY
OLD POST OFFICE BLDG
2 EAST MAIN STREET
FINCASTLE, VA 24090
(540) 473-8235

BRISTOL CITY
300 LEE STREET
SUITE 101
BRISTOL, VA 24201
(276) 645-7318

BRUNSWICK COUNTY
100 TOBACCO ST. RM. 103
LAWRENCEVILLE, VA 23868-1823
(434) 848-4414

BUCHANAN COUNTY
23784 RIVERSIDE DR
PO BOX 975
GRUNDY, VA 24614
(276) 935-6534

BUCKINGHAM COUNTY
13360 W JAMES ANDERSON HWY
BUCKINGHAM, VA 23921
(434) 969-4304

BUENA VISTA CITY
COURTHOUSE
2039 SYCAMORE AVENUE
BUENA VISTA, VA 24416
(540) 261-8605

CAMPBELL COUNTY
HISTORIC CLERK'S OFFICE
41 COURTHOUSE LN
RUSTBURG, VA 24588-2610
(434) 332-9579

CAROLINE COUNTY
PO BOX 304
212 N. MAIN STREET
BOWLING GREEN, VA 22427-0304
(804)633-9083

CARROLL COUNTY
GOVERNMENTAL CENTER
605-3 PINE STREET B110
HILLSVILLE, VA 24343-1404
(276) 730-3035





CHARLES CITY COUNTY
10900 COURTHOUSE ROAD
CHARLES CITY, VA 23030
(804) 652-4606

CHARLOTTE COUNTY
PO BOX 118
115 LEGRANDE AVE
CHARLOTTE COURT HSE, VA 23923
(434) 542-5856

CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY
CITY HALL ANNEX
PO BOX 911
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA 22902
(434) 970-3250

CHESAPEAKE CITY
411 CEDAR ROAD
CHESAPEAKE, VA 23322
(757) 277-9797

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY
9848 LORI ROAD
CHESTERFIELD, VA 23832
(804) 748-1241

CLARKE COUNTY
101 CHALMERS COURT
BERRYVILLE, VA 22611
(540) 955-5168

COLONIAL HEIGHTS CITY
201 JAMES AVENUE
COLONIAL HEIGHTS, VA 23834-9001
(804) 520-9277

COVINGTON CITY
515 E PINE ST
COVINGTON, VA 24426
(540) 965-6380

CRAIG COUNTY
155 MAIN ST
PO BOX 8
NEW CASTLE, VA 24127
(540) 864-6190

CULPEPER COUNTY
151 NORTH MAIN STREET SUITE 301
CULPEPER, VA 22701
(540) 825-0652

CUMBERLAND COUNTY
1487 ANDERSON HWY
PO BOX 125
CUMBERLAND, VA 23040
(804) 492-4504





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DANVILLE CITY
515 MAIN STREET
DANVILLE, VA 24541
(434) 799-6560

DICKENSON COUNTY
2311 DICKENSON HIGHWAY
PO BOX 1306
CLINTWOOD, VA 24228
(276) 926-1620

DINWIDDIE COUNTY
THE PAMPLIN BUILDING
14016 BOYDTON PLANK ROAD
DINWIDDIE, VA 23841
(804) 469-4500, Option #7

EMPORIA CITY
201 SOUTH MAIN STREET
EMPORIA, VA 23847
(434) 634-9533

ESSEX COUNTY
205 S. CROSS ST.
P.O. BOX 1561, STE. B
TAPPAHANNOCK, VA
(804) 443-4611

FAIRFAX COUNTY
OFFICE OF ELECTIONS
12000 GOVERNMENT CENTER PKWY
SUITE 323
FAIRFAX, VA 22035-0081
(703) 222-0776

FAIRFAX CITY
GENERAL REGISTRAR
10455 ARMSTRONG STREET
SISSON HOUSE
FAIRFAX, VA 22030
(703) 385-7890

FALLS CHURCH CITY
FALLS CHURCH CITY HALL
300 PARK AVENUE
ROOM 101E
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22046
(703) 248-5085

FAUQUIER COUNTY
32 WATERLOO STREET, STE 207
WARRENTON, VA 20186-8290
(540) 422-8290

FLOYD COUNTY 100 E. MAIN ST.
ROOM 302
FLOYD, VA 24091-3781
(540) 745-9350

FLUVANNA COUNTY
211 MAIN STREET
PALMYRA, VA 22963
(434) 589-3593



FRANKLIN COUNTY
1255 FRANKLIN STREET, STE 106
ROCKY MOUNT, VA 24151
(540) 483-3025

FRANKLIN CITY
100 SOUTH MAIN STREET
FRANKLIN, VA 23851
(757) 562-8545

FREDERICK COUNTY
107 N. KENT STREET SUITE 102
WINCHESTER, VA 22601-5039
(540) 665-5660

FREDERICKSBURG CITY
EXECUTIVE PLAZA
601 CAROLINE STREET
SUITE 500-A
FREDERICKSBURG, VA 22401
(540) 372-1030

GALAX CITY
111 E. GRAYSON ST., ROOM #102
GALAX, VA 24333
(276) 236-7509

GILES COUNTY
201 N MAIN STREET SUITE 1
PEARISBURG, VA 24134
(540) 921-2802

GLOUCESTER COUNTY
6467 MAIN STREET, SUITE 106
BUILDING ONE
GLOUCESTER, VA 23061
(804) 693-3659

GOOCHLAND COUNTY
1800 SANDY HOOK RD
GOOCHLAND, VA 23063
(804) 556-5803

GRAYSON COUNTY
129 DAVIS STREET
INDEPENDENCE, VA 24348
(276) 773-2842

GREENE COUNTY
32 STANARD STREET
STANARDSVILLE, VA 22973
(434) 985-5213

GREENSVILLE COUNTY
1781 GREENSVILLE COUNTY CIRCLE
EMPORIA, VA 23847
(434) 348-4228

HALIFAX COUNTY
PO BOX 400
1030 COWFORD RD
HALIFAX, VA 24558
(434) 476-3322



HAMPTON CITY
1919 COMMERCE DR, SUITE 280
HAMPTON, VA 23666
(757) 727-6218

HANOVER COUNTY
WICKHAM BUILDING ROOM 119
7497 COUNTY COMPLEX RD
HANOVER, VA 23169
(804) 365-6080

HARRISONBURG CITY
345 SOUTH MAIN ST
HARRISONBURG, VA 22801
(540) 432-7707

HENRICO COUNTY
4301 E. PARHAM RD
ANNEXATION BUILDING ROOM 105
HENRICO, VA 23228
(804) 501-4347

HENRY COUNTY
3300 KINGS MOUNTAIN RD
PO BOX 7
COLLINSVILLE, VA 24078
(276) 638-5108

HIGHLAND COUNTY
49 SPRUCE ST., SUITE 1
MONTEREY, VA 24465
(540) 468-2013

HOPEWELL CITY
309 N 2ND AVE
HOPEWELL, VA 23860
(804) 541-2232

ISLE OF WIGHT COUNTY
17106 MONUMENT CIRCLE
PO BOX 77
ISLE OF WIGHT, VA 23397-0077
(757) 365-6230

JAMES CITY COUNTY
101 MOUNTS BAY RD BLDG B
WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23185-6569
(757) 253-6868

KING & QUEEN COUNTY
P. O. BOX 56
232 ALLENS CIRCLE
KING & QUEEN C.H., VA 23085
(804) 785-5980

KING GEORGE COUNTY
PO BOX 1359
10459 COURTHOUSE DR SUITE 102
KING GEORGE, VA 22485
(540) 775-9186

KING WILLIAM COUNTY
180 HORSE LANDING ROAD
PO BOX 173
KING WILLIAM, VA 23086
(804) 769-4952

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LANCASTER COUNTY
8311 MARY BALL RD
LANCASTER, VA 22503
(804) 462-5277

LEE COUNTY
LEE COUNTY COURT HOUSE
33640 MAIN ST. SUITE 104
JONESVILLE, VA 24263
(276) 346-7780

LEXINGTON CITY
300 E. WASHINGTON ST.
P. O. BOX 922
LEXINGTON, VA 24450
(540) 462-3706

LOUDOUN COUNTY
750 MILLER DRIVE, SE SUITE C
LEESBURG, VA 20175-8916
(703) 777-0380

LOUISA COUNTY
1 WOOLFOLK AVE
LOUISA, VA 23093
(540) 967-3427

LUNENBURG COUNTY
160 COURTHOUSE SQUARE
LUNENBURG, VA 23952
(434) 696-3071

LYNCHBURG CITY
3236 ODD FELLOWS ROAD
SUITE 110
LYNCHBURG, VA 24501-5012
(434) 847-1609

MADISON COUNTY
PO BOX 267
302 THRIFT ROAD
MADISON, VA 22727-0267
(540) 948-6533

MANASSAS CITY
9025 CENTER STREET
MANASSAS, VA 20110
(703) 257-8230

MANASSAS PARK CITY
ONE PARK CENTER COURT
MANASSAS PARK, VA 20111
(703) 335-8806

MARTINSVILLE CITY
55 W. CHURCH STREET
CITY HALL ROOM 122
MARTINSVILLE, VA 24112
(276) 403-5122

MATHEWS COUNTY
50 BRICKBAT ROAD
MATHEWS, VA 23109
(804) 725-3200


MECKLENBURG COUNTY
439 MADISON STREET
PO BOX 436
BOYDTON, VA 23917
(434) 738-6191

MIDDLESEX COUNTY
865 GENERAL PULLER HIGHWAY
SALUDA, VA 231149
(804) 758-4420

MONTGOMERY COUNTY
755 ROANOKE STREET SUITE 1F
CHRISTIANSBURG, VA 24073
(540) 382-5741

NELSON COUNTY
571 FRONT STREET
LOVINGSTON, VA 22949
(434) 263-4068

NEW KENT COUNTY
7911 COURTHOUSE WAY SUITE 400
PO BOX 128
NEW KENT, VA 23124
(804) 966-9699

NEWPORT NEWS CITY
CITY HALL
2400 WASHINGTON AVE
NEWPORT NEWS, VA 23607-4305
(757) 962-8683

NORFOLK CITY
810 UNION ST ROOM 808
NORFOLK, VA 23510
(757) 664-4353

NORTHAMPTON COUNTY
16404 COURTHOUSE RD
PO BOX 510
EASTVILLE, VA 23347-0510
(757) 678-0480

NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY
NORTHUMBERLAND CO. COURTHOUSE
72 MONUMENT PLACE
HEATHSVILLE, VA 22473
(804) 580-4655

NORTON CITY
201 PARK AVENUE, NE
COMMUNITY CENTER BUILDING
NORTON, VA 24273
(276) 679-1162

NOTTOWAY COUNTY
263 WEST COURTHOUSE ROAD
CREWE, VA 23930
(434) 645-8148

ORANGE COUNTY
146 MADISON RD SUITE 204
ORANGE, VA 22960
(540) 672-5262

PAGE COUNTY
103 SOUTH COURT STREET
SUITE D
LURAY, VA 22835
(540) 743-3986

PATRICK COUNTY
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BLDG.
106 RUCKER STREET
PO BOX 635
STUART, VA 24171-0635
(267) 694-7206

PETERSBURG CITY
229 N. MARKET STREET
PETERSBURG, VA 23803
(804) 733-8071

PITTSYLVANIA COUNTY
110 OLD CHATHAM ELEM LANE
CHATHAM, VA 24531
(434) 432-7971

POQUOSON CITY
500 CITY HALL AVE. RM 139
POQUOSON, VA 23662
(757) 868-3070

PORTSMOUTH CITY
801 CRAWFORD STREET, 1ST FL.
PORTSMOUTH, VA 23704
(757) 393-8644

POWHATAN COUNTY
3910 OLD BUCKINGHAM ROAD STE. E
POWHATAN, VA 23139
(804) 598-5604

PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY
124 N MAIN STREET
FARMVILLE, VA 23901
(434) 392-4767

PRINCE GEORGE COUNTY
6602 COURTS DRIVE STE 243
PO BOX 34
PRINCE GEORGE, VA 23875
(804) 722-8748

PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY
9250 LEE AVENUE STE. 1
MANASSAS, VA 20110-5554
(703) 792-6470

PULASKI COUNTY
87 COMMERCE STREET
PULASKI, VA 24301
(540) 980-2111

RADFORD CITY
619 2ND STREET
RADFORD, VA 24141
540-267-3156




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RAPPAHANNOCK COUNTY
262A GAY STREET
COURTHOUSE COMPLEX
PO BOX 236
WASHINGTON, VA 22747
(540) 675-5380

RICHMOND COUNTY
101 COURT STREET
WARSAW, VA 22572-1000
(804) 333-4772

RICHMOND CITY
CITY HALL
900 EAST BROAD STREET, ROOM 105
PO BOX 61037
RICHMOND, VA 23261-1037
(804) 646-5950

ROANOKE COUNTY
5204 BERNARD DR. SUITE 300B
PO BOX 20884
ROANOKE, VA 24018
(540) 772-7500

ROANOKE CITY
MUNICIPAL NORTH
215 CHURCH AVENUE SW, ROOM 109
ROANOKE, VA 24005
(540) 853-2281

ROCKBRIDGE COUNTY
150 SOUTH MAIN STREET
LEXINGTON, VA 24450
(540) 463-7203

ROCKINGHAM COUNTY
20 E GAY STREET
HARRISONBURG, VA 22802
(540) 564-3055

RUSSELL COUNTY
COURTHOUSE ANNEX
96 RUSSELL ST.
LEBANON, VA 24266
(276) 889-8006

SALEM CITY
PO BOX 203
19 EAST CLAY STREET
SALEM, VA 24153
(540) 375-3034










SCOTT COUNTY
382 JONES ST/ SUITE 102
PO BOX 1892
GATE CITY, VA 24251
(276) 386-3843

SHENANDOAH COUNTY
600 N. MAIN STREET SUITE 103
WOODSTOCK, VA 22664
(540) 459-6195

SMYTH COUNTY
121 BAGLEY CIR SUITE 108
MARION, VA 24354
(276) 706-8331

SOUTHAMPTON COUNTY
22305 MAIN STREET
COURTLAND, VA 23837
(757) 653-9280

SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY
9106A COURTHOUSE ROAD
PO BOX 113
SPOTSYLVANIA, VA 22553
(540) 507-7380

STAFFORD COUNTY
1300 COURTHOUSE ROAD
STAFFORD, VA 22554-7232
(540) 658-4000

STAUNTON CITY
CITY HALL FIRST FLOOR
116 W. BEVERLEY ST.
PO BOX 58
STAUNTON, VA 24401
(540) 332-3840

SUFFOLK CITY
440 MARKET STREET
PO BOX 1966
SUFFOLK, VA 23434-5238
(757) 514-7750

SURRY COUNTY
SURRY GOVERNMENT CENTER
45 SCHOOL STREET
SURRY, VA 23883
(757) 294-5213

SUSSEX COUNTY
15080 COURTHOUSE RD.
SUSSEX, VA 23884
(434) 246-1047







TAZEWELL COUNTY
101 EAST MAIN STREET
3RD FLOOR ROOM 318
TAZEWELL, VA 24651
(276) 385-1305
(276) 385-1306

VIRGINIA BEACH CITY
2449 PRINCESS ANNE RD
MUNICIPAL CENTER BUILDING 14
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23456
(757) 385-8683

WARREN COUNTY
220 NORTH COMMERCE AVE SUITE 700
FRONT ROYAL, VA 22630
(540) 635-4327

WASHINGTON COUNTY
25544 LEE HIGHWAY
ABINGDON, VA 24211
(276) 676-6227

WAYNESBORO CITY
250 S WAYNE AVENUE SUITE 205
WAYNESBORO, VA 22980
(540) 942-6620

WESTMORELAND COUNTY
105 COURT SQUARE
MONTROSS, VA 22520
(804) 493-8898

WILLIAMSBURG CITY
STRYKER BUILDING 1ST FL.
401 LAFAYETTE STREET
WILLIAMSBURG, VA 23185
(757) 220-6157

WINCHESTER CITY
107-A N. EAST LANE
WINCHESTER, VA 22601
(540) 545-7910

WISE COUNTY
5607 PATRIOT DRIVE
WISE COUNTY JUSTICE CENTER
WISE, VA 24293
(276) 328-8331

WYTHE COUNTY
245 S. FOURTH ST. STE.101
WYTHEVILLE, VA 24382
(276) 223-6038

YORK COUNTY
COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
224 BALLARD ST.
PO BOX 451
YORKTOWN, VA 23690
(757) 890-3440



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