Voting in the City of Bristol

Be Ready to Vote! Register online if you currently have a Virginia driver's license or Virginia
Identification card, otherwise, you will have the option to print a voter registration application.
Mail the application to your local registrar or the Virginia Department of Elections.  

View your registration status and make updates to your voter record if your information has changed.  Contact the Bristol Office of Voter Registration if you have questions about your eligibility.

Registration Deadline
The deadline to register to vote in the November 5, 2019 General Election is October 15, at 5:00 p.m.

Voter Registration Opportunity!

Help us welcome Fall by attending FALLFEST on October 17th!  The event is sponsored
by the Bristol Redevelopment and Housing Authority from 4:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. 
There will be games and prizes for children, music, food, and helpful information from 
community agencies.  The public is welcome! 

You will have an opportunity to register to vote if qualified and ask any questions you
may have concerning registering and voting in Virginia.  First time registrants from
this event will be added once the registration period reopens on November 6.

Have an impact on your community by registering and voting!

  November 5, 2019 General Election

100 Day Military and Overseas Election Notice

Member, Virginia Senate 40th District

Todd E. Pillion - R
Kenneth W. "Ken" Heath - I

Member, Virginia House of Delegates 5th District

Israel D. O'Quinn - R

Constitutional, Circuit Court Clerk

Kelly Flannagan Duffy 

Sample Ballot

​Key Dates for the November 5, 2019 General Election

Sept. 21, 2019 Absentee Voting begins. Photo ID is required when voting in person.
Oct. 14, 2019 Columbus Day Holiday - Office Closed
Oct. 15, 2019  Deadline to register to vote in this election
Oct. 26, 2019 Office open for absentee voting from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Oct. 29, 2019 Last day to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you.
Nov. 2, 2019 Open for absentee voting from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Last day to vote an absentee ballot in person at the office.
Nov. 5, 2019 ELECTION DAY - Polls open from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
An accepted form of PHOTO ID is required when voting in person.
Nov. 6, 2019    Electoral Board will canvass the vote at 10:00 a.m. at City Hall

If you do not have a photo identification card, you may have one made free of charge at
The Office of Voter Registration.  A Voter Photo ID is for voting purposes only.

Restoration of Voting Rights 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
                                           Virginia DMV-issued photo ID
                                           Federal government-issued photo ID
                                           Virginia government-issued photo ID 
                                           Student ID from a Virginia Institution
                                           United States Passport
                                           Employee photo ID
                                           Virginia Voter Photo ID (Obtained from the registrar)
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. until 5:00 p.m.
For more information on registering to vote,elections, or becoming a candidate visit the Virginia Department of Elections.

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 identification card
Voter Registration Application Printable version