LOCAL COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 - UPDATES FOR THE CITY OF MARTINSVILLE AND HENRY COUNTY

  City of Martinsville Weekly Statement on COVID-19   Martinsville / Henry County VA COVID-19 Updates
Registrar Government

Registrar

Cynthia Barbour

General Registrar/Director of Elections

Registrar Location:
55 West Church Street, Office 122

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

Contacts:
P.O. Box 1323
Martinsville, VA 24114
Phone: 276-403-5122
Fax: 276-403-5258
Email


Electoral Information

Electoral Board Members

  • Dwayne W. Waller
    Chairman
  • Gerasimo “Zeke” Zanatos
    Vice-Chairman
  • Artis M. Law
    Secretary

Electoral Board Meeting

September 1, 2020, 10:00 AM, Council Chambers

Municipal Building

Approved: EB Minutes Mar 3, 2020; May 12, 2020

Draft:  EB Minutes June 24, 2020


Informational Links

Department of Elections

Press Release

Virginia Department of Elections’ Statement Concerning Third Party Mailings

Information on Candidate Qualifications & Requirements

  • Virginia Election Laws §24.2 Deadline for filing by 7:00 PM on the second Tuesday in June before that November election.§24.2-503(iv);§24.2-506 A.6; §24.2-507.3

  • Candidates required to contact office to schedule an appointment for submitting Candidacy forms between now and June 9, 2020 (second Tuesday in June). Phone: 276-403-5122 or email: cbarbour@ci.martinsville.va.us

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


Upcoming dates

Public Notice: In-Person & Ballot Drop-off Location

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 GENERAL & SPECIAL ELECTION

Identification Requirements for Voting, Eff. 7/1/2020

  •  Official Voting Information

DEADLINES RELATING TO NOVEMBER 3RD GENERAL & SPECIAL ELECTION

COVID-19 Safe Practices:

Office of Elections & Voter Registration: Social Distancing & Mask Required

Election Day at the Polls – Social Distancing & Mask Recommended for those voting inside polling area. Curbside Voting Available.

Upcoming Dates – November 3, 2020 General & Special Election

Offices We Vote For

Sample Ballot

ACCEPTING ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS NOW FOR NOVEMBER 3, 2020 ELECTION

BALLOTS ISSUED BY MAIL (SEE BELOW SECTION FOR ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATION FORM)

November 3, 2020 - General & Special Election

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


Voting in-person

Casting a ballot in-person


Virginia voter registration application

Online Registration
Print Form Version


VIRGINIA ABSENTEE NO EXCUSE VOTING – Effective 7/1/2020

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


UNIFORMED MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTERS (UOCAVA):  OFFICIAL ELECTION NOTICE - (SEC. 24.2-465)

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


ELECTION FAQS