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


 Restoration of Rights - Secretary of Commonwealth:


      • 1-855-575-9177


Upcoming Dates:

Electoral Board Meeting: Wednesday, 2/3/2016, 8:15-9:30 am, Rm 200


Presidential Dual Primary - March 1, 2016   Official Voting Info

Democratic Presidential Primary Order Click Here    Sample Ballot

Republican Presidential Primary Order Click Here    Sample Ballot    R-Candidate Withdrawal Notice

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

  • Feb. 8, 2016, 5:00 pm - Deadline to register to vote or make a change of address for March 1, 2016 Primary Election.
  • Feb. 23, 2016, 5:00 pm - Deadline for Absentee Ballot application to be submitted to Registrar's office for a ballot by mail.
  • Feb. 27, 2016, 9:00-5:00 pm - Deadline to vote an in person absentee ballot, Rm 122.

Tentative Primary - June 14, 2016

General Election - November 8, 2016


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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