Voter Registration & Elections

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​​​​Order Calling for a Primary Election to be held on June 13, 2017


Attention Absentee By Mail Voters:  Ballot Scout absentee ballot tracking system below is only able to track ballots delivery to you the voter. It is not set up to track the ballot once you mail it back to our office. If you wish to find out if your ballot has been received in our office go to www.vote.virginia.gov​ click on check registration and enter your information or call (757) 385-8683.

 Track Your Ballot

 Sample Ballot

The Sample Ballots for the June 13th Democratic and Republican Party Primaries can be accessed by clicking on this link and choosing either the (D) for the Democratic Party Sample Ballot or (R) for the Republican Party Sample Ballot that corresponds to your precinct. Primary Elections will be held for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and the 21st House of Delegates House District for both the Democratic and Republican Parties. There will also be a Primary Election for the 81st and 83rd House of Delegates House Districts for the Democratic Party only. Ballots can very from precinct to precinct. There are six different ballot styles for these primary elections. If you are unsure of your precinct number/name the information can be found on your voter information notice/card, on the Department of Elections​ website or by contacting our office.​

 Photo ID Requirements

A picture ID is required for in person voting. The Virginia Beach Voter Registrar’s Office provides Voter Photo IDs, free of charge, for voting purposes only between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Find out what Photo IDs  are acceptable. Voter Photo Identification Chart.​

Voting Is As Easy As 1-2-3

 The Voting Experience!​

​All polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. on election day.​

You may regist​er to vote​​ if you are a United States citizen, a resident of Virginia, will be 18 years of age by the day of the next General Election, have had your voting rights restored if you have ever been convicted of a felony and have had your capacity restored if you have been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court.

The voter registration deadline is 22 days before the next General or Primary Election as required by Commonwealth law. Residents must be registered in the precinct in which they reside. Absentee Ballot Applications are available upon request.

Online Voter Registration and Online Absentee Ballot Application. Citizens of Virginia can now register to vote, update their voter registration information, verify their voter registration status or apply for an absentee ballot (FPCA, FWAB, Annual, Virginia) online through the Department of Elections website. Click her​e​ to get started.​

Governor Process for Automatic Restoration of Voting and Civil Rights for Non-Violent Felons through the Secretary of the Commonwealth.

Third Party Voter Registration Training requires individuals and groups conducting voter registration drives to register and to receive training.  Also all individuals and groups that plan to obtain 25 or more voter registration applications must complete this training prior to obtaining these voter registration applications from the Department of Elections or a local voter registration office. All certifications expire on June 30th of each year, you must be recertified each year if you wish to continue to hold voter drives or distribute voter registration applications. You may contact the Department of Elections to scheduled training, access online training or contact your local registrar's office. 

 
​​​Our Precinct List located under Related Information is updated to reflect any changes to precincts and polling locations. Contact our office by phone at (757) 385-8683 or email at voter@vbgov.com if additional information is needed or at grabsenteevote@vbgov.com for questions regarding voting absentee. Need to find your polling location​? Check your Voter Registration Status.

Absentee Voting will be available in the Voter Registrar's Office prior to the next scheduled election as required by law. Please be reminded that the deadline by which we must receive  your absentee ballot application requesting your ballot by mail, email or fax is the Tuesday preceding the election, and the deadline to vote absentee in person is always the Saturday preceding the election. Mailed ballots must be received in our office by 7​​pm Election Day. Don't forget to check us out on facebo​ok​ for the latest news and information.​​​

 Elected City Leaders


  • The City of Virginia Beach is in the 2nd Congressional District represented by Congressman Scott W. ​Taylor.
  • The Mayor of Virginia Beach is the Honorable William D. Sessoms, Jr.
  • The School Board Chairman for Virginia Beach City Public Schools is  the Honorable Daniel D. Edwards.​
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    To find out who our other elected officials are check out the Citizen's Guide to Federal, State and Local Offices​.