Voter Registration & Elections


2020 Changes to Virginia's Election Laws: ELECT's Policy Division Summary and Code of Virginia Title §24.2. 

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We Will Reopen Monday, September 28 at 8am

Voter Registration Deadline for the November 3, 2020 Election is Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Attention - Bldg 14 now has a tent set up in the back to take voter registration applications, election official paperwork and ballot drop off. The tent will be set up and manned weather permitting.

If you are 65 or older, or have a physical disability, you may vote curbside

        • Early In-Person Voting began on September 18, 2020. No appointment is needed.
        • Ballot drop-off locations - are the same places, dates and times as the early in-person voting locations

​If you believe you may not safely have a witness present while completing the absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 Election, you are not required to have a witness present.

Accordingly, you may disregard the witness signature requirement if you believe you may not safely have a witness present while completing your ballot.

If you would like to request to have your ballot mailed to you for the November 3, 2020 General Election you may submit a Virginia Vote by Mail Application as soon as today. The deadline to submit the application is Friday, October 23, 2020 at 5pm. 

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Attention Absentee By Mail Voters:  The Ballot Scout absentee ballot tracking system below is designed to track ballot delivery to you the voter as well as ballot delivery back to our office from the voter. To track your ballot enter the requested information below or you may go to​ click on the update/check registration link and enter your information or call (757) 385-8683.

 Track Your Absentee Ballot

 Sample Ballot

November 3, 2020 General and Special Elections Sample Ballot and Visually Impaired Sample Ballot.

​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.​

 Voting ID Requirements

​Identification is required for all in person voting. Find out what type of IDs​ are acceptable. Voter Identification Chart​.​

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 The Voting Experience!​

All polling locations 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 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, ac​cess online training​ or contact your local voter registration and elections 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 if additional information is needed or at for questions regarding voting absentee. Need to find your 

Absentee Voting will be available at the Voter Registration & Elections​​​ 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 is the Tuesday preceding the election. You may submit your completed application online​, by mail, email or fax. The deadline to vote absentee in person is always the Saturday preceding the election. Mailed ballots must be received in our office by 8​​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 Congresswoman Elaine G. Luria​.
  • The Mayor of Virginia Beach is the Honorable Robert M. "Bobby" Dyer.
  • The School Board Chairwoman​ for Virginia Beach City Public Schools is the Honorable Carolyn T. Rye​.​
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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​. 
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