Learn about the next election and meet Del. Jerry Mandering to learn about redistricting
National elections (Congress and President) are held in even numbered years (2016, 2018). State elections are held in odd numbered years (2015, 2017). Local elections (counties, cities, and towns) vary.
The next general election will be Tuesday November 7, 2017 and will be for Virginia Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and all members of the Virginia House of Delegates.
You must register before you vote for the first time. You must update your registration if you move or change your name.
The Virginia Department of Elections website has detailed information on voter registration and elections, including Voter Registration Application and Absentee Ballot Application forms. See http://elections.virginia.gov
November 7, 2017 - General election (last day to register is October 16, 2017)
June 13, 2017 - Democratic and Republican primary elections, if called (last day to register is May 22, 2017)
All polling places open 6:00am to 7:00pm
You must present one of the following acceptable forms of photo identification when voting:
If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, contact your local voter registration office to obtain a free photo voter ID.
PDF documents with information for Richmond area races and ballot issues in the November 2016 election:
Meet Jerry on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-zMqxdNUDOo