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Voter Information

Cynthia Barbour

General Registrar/Director of Elections

  • Physical Address:
    55 West Church, Office 122
    Martinsville, VA  24112
  • Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 1323
    Martinsville, VA  24114

Phone: 276-403-5122
Fax: 276-403-5258

Electoral Information

Electoral Board Members

Chairman - Raymond J. Carr

Vice-Chairman - Artis M. Law

Secretary - Rachel R. Beneke

Electoral Board Meeting:

Wednesday, 4/12/2017, 9:30 AM, Room 200
Municipal Building

DRAFT: EB Minutes 3/15/2017

Approved: EB Minutes 3/1/17 

Informational Links:

Department of Elections Information

Press Release:

"Virginia Recognized as National Leader in Election Administration"
"Electoral College Convenes in Virginia"

Information on Candidate Qualifications & Requirements

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: Here

Restoration of Rights - Secretary of Commonwealth:   "Check status" 

1-855-575-9177 or 804-692-0104 

Upcoming Dates:

Order Calling for Democratic & Republican Parties Primary - June 13, 2017

Deadlines Relating to June 13th Primaries:

Monday, May 22nd, 5 PM - Register/Update Voter Registration for the June 13th Primary Election.
Saturday, June 10th, 9AM-5PM - Last day for In-Person Absentee Voting, Voter Registration Office, Rm. 122
Tuesday, June 13th, 6AM-7PM - Election Day for Primaries at designated polling places for registered City of Martinsville voters.
Wednesday, June 14th, 9:15 AM - Canvass, Circuit Court Clerk's Office, Rm. 205

General & Special Election - November 7, 2017

Offices We Vote For

Deadlines Relating to November 7th General & Special Election:
  • 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.

Valid Voter ID

Virginia Voter Registration Application

Virginia Absentee Ballot Application Form

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 Online

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

*If interested, contact 276-403-5122

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