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Voting in the City of Bristol

National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

Public Notice of the list of canceled voters in accordance with § 24.2-428.2 of the Code of Virginia and in compliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA), 52 USC § 20501 is available at the above links or at the Office of Voter Registration and the Circuit Court Clerk's Office.

Any voter who believes they were removed in error should contact The Office of Voter Registration at 276-645-7318.

2017 Election Information

Primary Election, June 13, 2017

100 Day Official Notice of Election

June 13, 2017 June Primary Candidates

Democratic Sample Ballot
Republican Sample Ballot

Primary Election Calendar

April 28       Absentee Voting Begins
May 22        Last day to register to vote in June Primary Election
June 6         Deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail
June 10       Last day to vote absentee in person; hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
June 13       ELECTION DAY - Polls open 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.

The office will be open for absentee voting M - F from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, June 10 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The office will be CLOSED for Memorial Day May 29, 2017.

General Election, November 7, 2016


Candidate packets are available at  the Office of Voter Registration.  See the
 Virginia Department of Elections
for further information on becoming a candidate.

June 13, 2017 at 7 p.m. - Deadline to file qualifying paperwork for candidates not participating in the primary.

Offices up for election in 2017 include:  State Offices of Governor, Lt. Governor, and Attorney General.

Constitutional Offices except for Circuit Court Clerk include Commonwealth Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer and Commissioner of Revenue.

Restoration of Voting Rights Information

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

Photo ID 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.