Voter Registration & Elections

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To be eligible to register to vote in Virginia a person must:
  • Be a resident of Virginia (a person who has come to Virginia for temporary purposes and intends to return to another state is not considered a resident for voting purposes).
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be 18 years old (any person who is 17 years old and will be 18 years of age at the next general election shall be permitted to register in advance and also vote in any intervening primary or special election).
  • Not be registered and plan to vote in another state.
  • Not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law.
  • If convicted of a felony, your right to vote must have been restored.

Online Voter Registration Application

Apply to register to vote or update your current registration. Or you can download the Virginia Voter Registration application (PDF). Your completed voting application may be submitted by mail or brought to our Voter Registration Office:


General Registrar

1800 Sandy Hook Road, Suite 220

P. O. Box 1013

Goochland, Virginia 23063


Office Hours: 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday


Absentee Voting 

Official Election Notice

Helpful Information

If you have moved since you last voted, you need to register at your current address to assure your vote will count. It's a good idea for everyone to check their registration status - just to be sure - call the Voter Registration office at 804-556-5803.

If you need to register or update your registration download the Virginia Voter Registration Application or if you are unsure about where to vote you can check your polling place online.

If you have any questions regarding your registration status, or need information about obtaining an absentee ballot, please call the Voter Registration office at 804-556-5803.