Voter Registration & Elections


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Important Absentee Voting Message: The City of Virginia Beach does not have May General Elections our next schedule election is the June 9, 2020 Republican Party Primary Election. If you would like to submit an absentee ballot application to have your ballot mailed to you due to COVID-19 and Social Distancings you can submit the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application Form (SBE-701) only. The application can be submitted online​, by mail, email or fax. In section 3 please indicate Reason Code 2A (My disability or illness). 

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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 www.elections.virginia.gov​ click on the update/check registration link and enter your information or call (757) 385-8683.
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 Sample Ballot

​​Sample Ballot for the June 9, 2020 Republican Party Primary Election will be posted soon. This election will be a Republican Party Primary ONLY.

​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 all in person voting. Virginia Beach Voter Registration & Elections will provide Voter Photo IDs, free of charge, for voting purposes only,​ in our office ​between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday. Find out what type of Photo IDs​ are acceptable. Voter Photo Identification Chart​.​

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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 voter@vbgov.com if additional information is needed or at grabsenteevote@vbgov.com 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 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 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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