Voter Registrar

Building One

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

If you received a notice from the Voter Participation Center (VPC) -or- The Center
for Voter Information (CVI) indicating you are not registered to vote, you may
confirm your voter registration information online through the Virginia
Department of Elections at: 

Complaints for the Voter Participation Center (VPC) can be directed to them at:
#877-255-6750 -or- #202-420-3034

Complaints for The Center Voter Information (CVI) can be directed to them at:

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 General Election 

             (Qualified Candidates list here - Sample Ballots by District are listed below)

Virginia Senate (3rd)

Thomas K. Norment, Jr., Member Senate of Virginia, 3rd, Republican
Herbert C. “Herb” Jones, Jr., Member Senate of Virginia, 3rd, Democratic

House of Delegates (98th)

M. Keith Hodges, Member House of Delegates, 98th, Republican
Elizabeth B. “Ella” Webster” Member House of Delegates, 98th, Democratic

Board of Supervisors

Ware District, Board of Supervisors, Michael W. "Mike" Hedrick, Republican
Ware District, Board of Supervisors, Michael E. Bartley, Jr., Independent

Abingdon District, Board of Supervisors, Robert J. “JJ” Orth, Independent

G. P. Board of Supervisors, C. A. “Chris” Hutson, Republican
G. P. Board of Supervisors, Damien J. H. Kelly, Independent

At-Large, Board of Supervisors, Ashley C. Chriscoe, Republican

School Board

Ware District, School Board, Darren P. Post, Independent

Abingdon District, School Board, Independent, Write-In

G. P. District, School Board, Troy M. Andersen, Independent

At-Large, School Board, Robin M. Rice, Independent


Commonwealth’s Attorney, John Travis Dusewicz, Republican

Commissioner of Revenue, Jo Anne Harris, Republican

Sheriff, Darrell W. Warren, Jr., Republican
Sheriff, James R. DeBaun, Independent

Treasurer, Tara L. Thomas, Republican
Treasurer, Penny Kemp Smith, Independent

Soil and Water Directors 
(Vote for not more than two, please note 2 choices can be made here on the ballot.)

Tidewater, Soil and Water Director, A. Keith Horsley, Independent
Tidewater, Soil and Water Director, Daniel M. Rilee, Independent

Note: Above Party affiliation for local candidates is only for reference and will not be printed on the ballot. Per the Code of Virginia § 24.2-613. Form of ballot. A. The ballots shall comply with the requirements of this title and the standards prescribed by the State Board. B. For elections for federal, statewide, and General Assembly offices only, each candidate who has been nominated by a political party or in a primary election shall be identified by the name of his political party.

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. (Tues. Oct. 15th, 2019)

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. (Fri. Sept. 20th, 2019)
Additional Hours: The Saturday prior to a Primary and two Saturday's prior to a General.
(Sat. Oct. 26th & Sat. Nov. 2nd, 2019)
Last day of In-Person Absentee Voting: The Saturday prior to Election Day. (Sat. Nov. 2nd)
The last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail is: The Tuesday prior to Election Day.
(Tues. Oct 29th, 2019)

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.

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! 

Sample Ballot

We will add the link below for each election, as Sample Ballots become available.
Click here to see the Sample Ballot Copy Law § 24.2-622. Sample ballots.

Click below to see the Sample Ballots:
Sample Ballot 1: Petsworth & York District
Sample Ballot 2: Ware District
Sample Ballot 3: Abingdon District
Sample Ballot 4: Gloucester Point District

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.

(Deadline passed to get on the Nov. 5th, 2019 Ballot on Tues. June 11th, 2019, at 7pm)

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