Registrar Government


Cynthia Barbour

General Registrar/Director of Elections

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

Electoral Information

Electoral Board Members

  • Raymond J. Carr
  • Artis M. Law
  • Rachel R. Beneke

Electoral Board Meeting

Wednesday, November 29, 10:30 AM, Rm 200
Municipal Building
ApprovedEB Minutes September 14 & October 20, 2017

Draft: EB Minutes November 8, 2017

Informational Links

Department of Elections

Press Release

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

  • Check status on Restoration of Rights - Secretary of Commonwealth
  • 1-855-575-9177 or 804-692-0104

Upcoming dates


General & Special Election - November 7, 2017

Offices We Vote For

Deadlines Relating to November 7th General Election:

Sample Ballot (11/07/2017)

Accepting Absentee Ballot Applications now for November 7, 2017 ballots issued by mail (see below section for Absentee Ballot Application Form)
Monday, October 16th, 5 PM - Register/Update Voter Registration for the November 7th Election.
Saturday, October 28th, 9AM-5PM - In-person Absentee Voting, Municipal Building, Rm. 122
Tuesday, October 31st, 5 PM - Submit Absentee Ballot Application to Voter Registration Office to request Absentee Ballot by mail.
Saturday, November 4th, 9AM-5PM - Last day for In-Person Absentee Voting, Municipal Building, Rm. 122


*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

Casting a ballot in-person

Virginia voter registration application

Online Registration
Print Form Version

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)

Apply on-line


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 

*If interested, contact 276-403-5122