Voter Registrar

Building One

 You may confirm your voter registration information online through the Virginia
  Department of Elections at: https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation 

      Our 2020 Elections 

Democratic Presidential Primary: Tues., March 3, 2020
Primary Election: Tues., June 9, 2020
Presidential Election: Tues., November 3, 2020

(Polls are open on Election Day from 6am - 7pm - Don't forget your Photo ID)

The Republican Party of Virginia (RPV) has fomally notified the State Board of Elections that they will select their Delegates to the 2020 Republican National Convention through district and state conventions. The RPV will not hold a primary on March 3, 2020.

The Democratic Party has notified ELECT of its intention to hold a primary for President to select their delegates to the national convention on March 3, 2020.

Please see the attached order from Department of Elections Commissioner Christopher E. Piper calling for the above-referenced primary.

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Interested in becoming an Election Officer

We are looking for New Election Officers to help in the upcoming busy Presidential Election year with the expected higher turn-out and to assist the current officers to have a successful day.  Participate so YOU can greatly enhance the voting experience for yourself and everyone else. YOU can speed up processing. YOU can shorten lines. YOU can gain great personal satisfaction from exercising your right to vote. YOU can become an Election Officer; just fill out the Request for Appointment Form.

Sample Ballots

Click here to see the Sample Ballot Copy Law § 24.2-622. Sample ballots.

Click below to see your Sample Ballot:
Will post Sample Ballots when available

Our Mission

The mission of the General Registrar's Office is to provide opportunities for all qualified citizens of the County of Gloucester to register to vote; to promote the integrity of the electoral process by maintaining accurate and current voter registration records used in elections; to coordinate elections so they are conducted in a manner that secures the qualified citizen's right to vote and ensures that the results accurately reflect the voter's will; and to be an information resource for citizens regarding voter registration, absentee voting, elections and elected officials.

Register to Vote or Change your Registration

Access online here the registration site available 24 hours a day to get registered to vote or view your Virginia voter record  to update your registration, also see your polling place and election district information.  Please note: The deadline to register to vote also applies to updating your voter registration address.  Generally the deadline for registration is three weeks before a general election and shorter for special elections to fill vacancies.  If your address change is not submitted to the office of the general registrar by the applicable deadline for the election in which you wish to vote, you may not be able to vote.  Please notify the general registrar of address changes promptly here.

Upcoming Deadlines 

The last day to get registered or make changes is: 22 days before a Primary or General Election and shorter for special elections to fill vacancies. (Mon., February 10, 2020 by 5pm)

In-Person Absentee Voting begins: 45 days prior to the Election in which you wish to vote, visit your local registrar’s office to vote absentee in-person. 
Additional Hours: The Saturday prior to a Primary and two Saturday's prior to a General. (Sat., February 29, 2020 from 9am -5pm)

Last day of In-Person Absentee Voting: The Saturday prior to Election Day.  (Sat., February 29, 2020 from 9am -5pm) The last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail is: The Tuesday prior to Election Day. (Tues., February 25, 2020)

Absentee Voting

Access your Virginia voter record online here to apply to vote absentee and view your absentee ballot status, 24 hours a day!  Everyone, whether in-person or by mail, in the state of Virginia must complete an Absentee Ballot Application stating the reason before receiving an Absentee Ballot.

IF YOU DECIDE NOT TO VOTE YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT:
Please return the ballot unopened in the pre-addressed envelope to the General Registrar before Election Day, so we can return you to normal status in the poll books! 

Accessible Voting

Does age or disability make it difficult for you to Vote on Election Day?
You have options: Absentee by Mail, Curbside Voting, click here to see more info and Vote!

UOCAVA Notice - Military and Overseas Voters

(Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act)

Make sure your ballot gets in on time! Click here for everything you need to know to vote.

Voter Registration Drives

To register for in-person training, email Gary Ellis. Effective July 1, 2013 all individuals or organizations requesting 25 or more voter registration applications are required to register and complete The Virginia Department of Elections certified training. For more information on how to get certified, please visit the Voter Registration Training website.

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To be qualified to vote, the Constitution of Virginia requires that citizens be registered in the precinct in which they live.  Don't Forget your PHOTO ID!

Viginia is for Voters


Are you interested in Becoming a Candidate?  You should know...

  An election cycle begins on January 1 of the year that the candidate first seeks election for the office, forms may be filed any time after January 1 of the election year and before the filing deadline of the election.

  A candidate must file a Statement of Organization (§24.2-947.1) and register as a candidate for campaign finance purposes within 10 days of meeting any of the requirements listed in Section 2.1.

  The candidate will be required to establish a campaign committee even if the committee does not consist of any individual other than the candidate.  Campaign committees are required to establish a campaign depository in a financial institution located within the Commonwealth.  Personal bank accounts may not be used under any circumstances.

  It is important to understand that there is more to the law than just timely filing the required campaign finance reports. As a candidate or treasurer, you should familiarize yourself with the Summary of Virginia’s Campaign Finance Laws and Policies for Candidate Campaign Committees for it will serve as a valuable resource.

Find all this information and more at The Department of Elections Website: 

https://www.elections.virginia.gov/candidatepac-info/becoming-a-candidate/index.html