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Voting in the City of Bristol

Be Ready to Vote! 
If you have questions about your eligibility to vote or are not sure of your precinct, please contact our office. 

November 3, 2015 General Election Information

Official Voting Information

September 18 - Absentee voting begins for qualified reason
     October 13 - Last day to register to vote for this election
     October 24 - Office of Voter Registration open for voting Absentee In Person
     October 27 - Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
     October 31 - Deadline to vote Absentee In Person; office open 8 am - 5 pm
   November 3 - Election Day. Polls are open 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Military and Overseas Election Notice

Election Forms

Virginia Absentee Ballot Application

Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)    For military and overseas voters.

View, Register or Update your Voter Registration  You may do this online if you have a DMV issued driver's license or DMV ID card.  Deadline is October 13, 2015 if you plan to vote in the November 3, 2015 election.

Voter Registration Application   Printable version.

Photo ID Now Required for Commonwealth of Virginia Elections

Effective July 1, 2014 - An accepted form of a photo identification will be required to vote in person for an election.

Accepted forms include:   Virginia Driver's license
                                          DMV-issued photo ID
                                          Government-issued photo ID

                                          Student ID from a Virginia College
                                          United States Passport
                                          Employee photo ID
                                          NEW Virginia Voter Photo ID

Only one form of ID is required.  The Voter Registration Office is equipped to make a free photo ID if you do not have one.   Please contact the office at 276-645-7318 or stop by the office weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For more information on registering to vote, elections, or becoming a candidate visit the Virginia Department of Elections.