Elected Offices and Terms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The next scheduled election to be held in the City of Virginia Beach will be Tuesday, March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election.   The Voter Registration Deadline for the March 3, 2020 election is Monday, February 10, 2020​​​​​​ at 5pm, submitted online by 11:59pm, or post marked by February 10, 2020. Absentee in person voting will begin on Thursday, January 16, 2020 and end on Saturday, February 29, 2020, 5pm in our office at​ the Municipal Center, Bldg. 14. View the list o​f offices/issues that will be on the ballot for the upcoming election. A Sa​mple Ballot will be posted as​ soon as it becomes available but no later than 45 days before the election.

SCHEDULE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

 Federal Offices and Terms

​PRESIDENT and VICE-PRESIDENT

Term of office - 4 years
Next election - November 3, 2020

​UNITED STATES SENATE

Two Senators for the Commonwealth of Virginia
Term of office - 6 years
Next election - November 3, 2020

​HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

2nd Congressional District
Term of office - 2 years
Next election - November 3, 2020​

 State Offices and Terms

​GOVERNOR, LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR and ATTORNEY GENERAL

Term of office - 4 years
Next election - November 2, 2021

​STATE SENATE

Four Districts: 6th, 7th, 8th and 14th.
One Senator for each District.
Term of office - 4 years
Next election - November 7, 2023

​HOUSE OF DELEGATES

Nine Districts: 21st, 77th, 81st, 82nd, 83rd, 84th, 85th, 90th and 100th*
One Delegate for each District.
Term of office - 2 years
Next election - November 2, 2021

*The 100th House of Delegates District boundary lines in Virginia Beach only encompasses water no residential or business areas are included.​​

 Local Offices and Terms

MAYOR

Term of office - 4 years
Next election - November 3, 2020

​CITY COUNCIL and SCHOOL BOARD

There are eleven members on the City Council including the Mayor.
There are eleven members on the School Board.
City Council and School Board elections are every EVEN numbered year.
These terms are staggered for both City Council and School Board.
Term of office - 4 years
Next election -November 3, 2020

​CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

Commissioner of Revenue, Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer
Term of Office - 4 years
Next election - November 2, 2021

​CLERK OF COURT

Term of office - 8 years
Next election -November 2, 2027

​SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DIRECTOR, VIRGINIA DARE DISTRICT

Term of office - 4 years
Next election -November 7, 2023