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Voting in the City of Bristol

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

2017 Election Information

Primary Election, June 13, 2017

Polls Open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Reminder - Photo ID required

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, 2017


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

Citizen Online Portal  Apply for an absentee ballot electronically if you have a DMV record.  Applications received for the November 7, 2017 General Election will be held until ballots are available.  The deadline has passed to request a ballot by mail for the June 13, 2017 Primary Elections.

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
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.