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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.

2017 Election Information

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

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.

Orders calling for a Primary Election will be posted once a political party gives official notice of their intent to hold a primary for selection of their candidate.

Primary Election, June 13, 2017

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; open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
June 13       ELECTION DAY

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

General Election, November 7, 2016
June 13 at 7:00 p.m. - The deadline to file qualifying candidate paperwork

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

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.