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City of Bristol
300 Lee Street
Bristol, VA 24201

Ph: (276) 645-7300
 Photo Voter ID

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 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.

 November 4, 2014 General & Special Election Information

August 15 by 7:00 p.m. - to file candidate paperwork for Clerk of Court
September 19 - Absentee voting begins for qualified reason
October 14 - Last day to register to vote for this election
October 28 - Last day to request an absentee ballot by mail
November 1 - Last day to vote  an absentee ballot in person
November 4 - Election Day. Polls are open 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Military and Overseas Voter Information

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

Find out what is currently on November's ballot.  This may change if more candidates qualify for the Special Election.

Writ of Special Election for Circuit Court Clerk

A Special Election for Circuit Court Clerk will be held November 4, 2014.
August 15, 2014, is the filing deadline for independent candidates, political party candidate paperwork and receipt of certification of nomination by a political party.  Candidate packets are available at the Office of Voter Registration at City Hall or paperwork may be downloaded from
State Board of Elections.
For more information on registering to vote, elections, or becoming a candidate visit the State Board of Elections.

Democracy & Public Trust
The Office of General Registrar and Electoral Board of the City of Bristol strive to promote the highest level of service to the citizens of the commonwealth by providing equitable opportunities to register and vote, and by maintaining accurate records relating to:

  • Voter registration
  • Elections
  • Election officials
  • Candidates

We are committed to promoting democracy and public trust in our endeavor to ensure fair and impartial elections.


Penny R. Limburg
General Registrar

300 Lee St.
Suite 101
Bristol, VA 24201

Ph: (276) 645-7318
Fx: (276) 645-7331


Monday - Friday
9:00 am – 5:00 pm