• Electoral Board meeting February 16, 2018. Agenda



Our Election Officials are a critical part of making it possible for the voters of Rappahannock County to cast their votes! We are always in need of Election Officials as we like to ensure they are trained and ready to work at upcoming elections. If you are interested or know of someone who may be interested, please contact us at 540-675-5380.

To submit online request for an absentee ballot to be mailed to you:

To check or update your voter registration information/status:
**Be sure to provide access to dmv by entering your drivers license # so that your online application is signed and can be processed. All registrations and absentee applications for Rappahannock County residents/voters are sent to our office through the state database for processing.


As of July 1, 2014, all registered voters are required to present a photo ID in order to vote. Please visit the Department of Elections (see here) to review acceptable photo identification under this new law.

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/or planning 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 and you must provide restoration proof to the Registrar's Office in order to be reinstated


  • Please visit the Department of Elections (website) to access all forms, including the Absentee Ballot Application, Voter Registration form (print, complete, sign, and mail), and the Election Officials Interest form.
  • New! On-line Voter Registration (see here); you may also verify that your registration information is up-to-date (correct name, spelling, address, etc). If it is not, please update prior to the upcoming election to facilitate a smoother voting experience for yourself and your fellow voters. Please be sure to follow on-line instructions regarding registering on-line and pay special attention to instructions about signatures.


  • Voter ID Information - The new Voter ID law requiring a photo ID, in order to vote, came into effect July 2014. Voter Registration offices have been outfitted with equipment to provide photo ID cards for anyone who does not have one. See (website) for more information.
  • Overseas and Military Voter Information - See (website).
  • Becoming a Candidate - Soon, candidates will be required to file paperwork electronically. It is strongly encouraged by the DOE now. See (website) for more information.
  • Polling Locations - Your designated voting location is provided on your Voter ID Card. Please be sure to verify the location of your polling place prior to Election Day. See (website).
  • Voting Districts Map (as of 5/28/13) - click here to view

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