Registrar

Voter Registration

Registering to Vote

To register to vote in the City of Martinsville, fill out a Virginia Voter Registration Application (PDF), sign and date, and submit the application to:

By Mail:
P.O. Box 1323
Martinsville, VA 24114

In-Person:
55 W Church Street
Office 122
Martinsville, VA 24112

The Virginia Department of Elections provides an online portal for voter registration, if you have a current Virginia driver's license.

Other registration locations can be found through the Virginia Department of Elections.

If needed, check the status on the Secretary of Commonwealth's Restoration of Rights website. You can also call 855-575-9177 or 804-692-0104.

More Information

Election Information

Important Dates

March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary Election

DeadlineDateTimeLocation
Last day to register to vote or change address for March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary ElectionFebruary 12, 20245 p.m.Office of Registrar
55 W Church St.,
Room 122
Martinsville, VA 24112
Deadline to apply to receive an absentee vote by mail ballot for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary ElectionFebruary 23, 20245 p.m.Office of Registrar
55 W Church St.,
Room 122
Martinsville, VA 24112
Deadline to vote early (absentee) in person for the March 5, 2024, Presidential Primary ElectionMarch 2, 20245 p.m.Office of Registrar
55 W Church St.,
Room 122
Martinsville, VA 24112
Election Day - Presidential Primary ElectionMarch 5, 20246 a.m. to 7 p.m.Voting Precinct Assigned


Absentee Voting

Early Voting

You can vote early at the Registrar’s Office beginning 45 days before Election Day and ending the Saturday before Election Day. You do not have to have a reason or fill out an application to vote early. You must provide your name and address and show an acceptable form of ID.

Applying to Vote Absentee by Mail

  • Download the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application (PDF) and complete all requested personal information. You must sign your application.
  • You may contact our office at 276-403-5122 to have an Absentee Ballot Application mailed to you.
  • Your completed Absentee Ballot Application may be returned by mail, email or fax no later than 5:00 p.m. on the eleventh day before the Election.
  • You may also submit an online Absentee Ballot Application if you have a current Virginia driver's license.

Drop Off Locations

If you choose not to mail your ballot, you may drop off your completed absentee ballot inside the Voter Registration Office at:
55 W Church Street
Office 122
Martinsville, VA 24112

You can also leave it at the dropbox located outside of the Office during normal office hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Office will also be open the two Saturdays preceding each Election from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You may drop off your completed voted absentee ballot inside your polling place on Election Day between 6:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m.

Military & Overseas Voters

All military and overseas citizens should complete the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA (PDF)) to request an absentee ballot. Additional information for military and overseas voters can be found on the Virginia Department of Elections website.

Work at the Polls

View details (PDF) about being a volunteer. If interested, contact 276-403-5122.