Cynthia Barbour

General Registrar

Registrar Location:
55 West Church Street, Office 122

8:30-11 a.m., Noon-5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

P.O. Box 1323
Martinsville, VA 24114
Phone 276-403-5122
Fax 276-403-5258
E-mail the registrar

Electoral Information

Electoral Board Members

Chairman - Kathy C. Lawson
Vice-Chairman - Artis M. Law
Secretary - Rachel R. Beneke



 Informational Links:


Department of Elections:

Information on Candidate Qualifications & Requirements:

Voter Registration Drives - Required Certification:

  • Completed Voter Registration Applications through Registration Drives required to be submitted to Voter Registration Office within 10 days.

Confirm your current voter registration information is correct, or update if needed


 Restoration of Rights - Secretary of Commonwealth:

           Check status:  

      • 1-855-575-9177


Upcoming Dates:

Electoral Board Meeting: Wednesday, 5/11/2016, Municipal Building, Room 200.


General Election - November 8, 2016

Voter Registration Deadline:  October 17th, 5:00 pm


ALL polling places are accessible to the handicapped


*Virginia Law requires Photo ID when voting in person.  Need a Free Photo ID for voting purposes, contact Voter Registration Office, 276-403-5122.

Info - Valid Photo ID:


Voting In-Person


Virginia Voter Registration Application -

"Interactive Voter Registration Application"

Virginia Absentee Ballot Application Form-

"Interactive Absentee Ballot Application"

  • Accepting Absentee Ballot Applications now for ballots issued by mail; ballot is available (45 days prior to General Election, Sec. 24.2-612)

To apply on-line:

Uniformed Military and Overseas Voters:  Official Election Notice - (Sec. 24.2-465)

UOCAVA 100 Day Notice:

Mark-Sense Ballot Instructions:

  • Clearly mark your choices in the ovals using the black pens provided in the poll stations.
  • Fully and completely mark the oval.
  • Follow instructions at the polling station for submitting your vote.
  • To write in a candidate whose name is not on the ballot, write the name on the line provided and completely fill in the oval next to that line.

Note: Write-in Votes not permitted in Primary Elections: Virginia Election Law 24.2-529


Work At The Polls "Details"  

* If interested, contact 276-403-5122



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