Election Information You Need

IMPORTANT DATES

Friday, September 21 - absentee voting begins
Monday, October 15 - last day to update your address or register to vote in the November 6 election
Tuesday, October 30 - last day to request an absentee ballot by mail
Saturday, November 3 - last day Registrars' offices are open for in-person absentee voting
Tuesday, November 6 - Election Day


VOTER REGISTRATION
If you are not already registered to vote, you may do so online, or check the status of your registration here.

SAMPLE BALLOTS


The ballots in Williamsburg and James City County for the November 6 election have 3 parts: (1) your choice for the U.S. Senate (Tim Kaine vs. Corey Stewart); (2) your choice for the U.S. House of Representatives (Vangie Williams vs. Rob Wittman in Congressional District 1, or Elaine Luria vs. Scott Taylor in Congressional District 2); and (3) your acceptance or denial of two proposed amendments to the Virginia Constitution. The Democratic Party of Virginia recommends a 'yes' vote on both amendments.

The first proposed amendment asks if counties and cities should be allowed to provide a partial tax exemption for real property that is subject to recurrent flooding, if flooding resiliency improvements have been made on the property. 


The second proposed amendment would allow the real property tax exemption for a primary residence that is already provided to the surviving spouses of veterans who had a one hundred percent service-connected, permanent, and total disability to be amended to allow the surviving spouse to move to a different primary residence and still claim the exemption.


Click the following links for sample ballots:


Congressional District 1 --James City County


Berkeley A
Berkeley B
Berkeley C
Jamestown B (This is a split precinct with the vast majority of voters in CD 1).
Jamestown C
Jamestown D
Powhatan A
Powhatan B
Powhatan C
Powhatan D
Stonehouse A
Stonehouse B
Stonehouse C
Roberts D (This is a split precinct with only a few voters in CD 1).


Congressional District 2--James City County


Berkeley D
Jamestown A
Jamestown B (This is a split precinct with only a few voters in CD 2).
Roberts
Roberts B
Roberts C
Roberts D (This is a split precinct with the vast majority of voters in CD2).


Congressional District 2--City of Williamsburg
Matoaka
Stryker


Not sure which is your Congressional District? Click this link to find out.

IN-PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING AT YOUR REGISTRAR'S OFFICE


Skip the lines on Election Day and vote absentee in-person at your Registrar's Office. Nothing could be easier or faster. If you are not already registered, you will have to wait five days after registration before you can be issued an absentee ballot (exception for military and overseas voters only).

Here's how to vote absentee in-person:

Visit your local registrar’s office no later than Nov 3 to vote absentee in-person.


At the registrar’s office, fill out an Absentee Application. You must show an acceptable form of photo ID and provide a reason that you want to vote absentee. Acceptable reasons include: you have business outside of your voting locality on Election Day (Reason Code 1C); you have personal business or vacation plans outside your voting locality on Election Day (Reason Code 1D); or you have a disability or illness (Reason Code 2A). The complete list of reasons may be found here. 


After completing the application, you will be allowed to vote absentee in-person using a voting machine in the registrar’s office. Accessible equipment and/or curbside voting is available upon request.If you need a ride to your Registrar's Office to vote absentee in-person, please reply to this email (democrats@wjccdems.com). We will be delighted to pick you up and take you to vote!

REGISTRARS' LOCATIONS AND HOURS

James City County - 5300 Palmer Lane (off of Ironbound Rd near NewTown), 757-259-4949.

8am - 5pm Monday thru Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday, October 27
9am - 5pm Saturday, November 3

Williamsburg City - Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette Street, 757-220-6157

8:30am - 4:30pm Monday thru Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday, October 27
9am - 5pm Saturday, November 3

York County - 224 Ballard St., County Administration Center, 757-890-3440

8:30am - 5pm Monday thru Friday
9am - 5pm Saturday, October 27
9am - 5pm Saturday, November 3