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Voting in the City of Bristol

Be Ready to Vote!  View your current registration status . Contact the 
Office of Voter Registration if you have questions about your eligibility.

November 8, 2016 Election Information

Official Voting Notice 

Sept. 23      Absentee Voting Begins
Oct. 17        Last day to register to vote in November election
Oct. 29        Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for absentee voting
Nov. 1         Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
Nov. 5         Last day to vote absentee in person; open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Nov. 8         ELECTION DAY

The office will be open for absentee voting M - F from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday Oct 29 and Nov 5.  The office will be CLOSED for Columbus Holiday on Oct 10.

100 Day Notice
Notice for Military and Overseas Voters

Restoration of Voting Rights Information

Attention College Students - If you previously registered to vote using your college address, please update your voter registration information if you have moved to a new address.  You may also request an absentee ballot be sent to you if you maintain your home address but attend school elsewhere. 

Offices on the November 8, 2016 Ballot

Sample Ballot

Candidates for U.S. Congress 9th District
H. Morgan Griffith  Republican P.O. Box 361 - Christiansburg, VA 24068
Derek W. Kitts Democratic 350 Arbor Drive, Unit 165 - Christiansburg, VA 24073
Janice Allen Boyd  Independent  P.O. Box 2092 - Harrisonburg, VA 22801

Proposed Constitutional Amendments

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 

Voter Registration Application   Printable version

Candidate Information

Photo ID Now Required for Commonwealth of Virginia Elections

An accepted form of a photo identification will be required to vote in person.

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

                                          Student ID from a Virginia Institution
                                          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.