Charlottesville Voter Registration & Elections

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General Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Sample Ballot 

(Text Only Version of Sample Ballot)

100-Day Notice for Military and Overseas Voters about Absentee Voting

State Offices on the November Ballot:

  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • House of Delegates (57th District)

City of Charlottesville Offices on the November Ballot:

  • Commonwealth's Attorney
  • Sheriff
  • Commissioner of Revenue
  • Treasurer
  • City Council (two seats)
  • School Board (three seats)

All offices on the ballot at this time are for 4-year terms except House of Delegates, which is a 2-year term.

Candidate forms and filing information HERE.


Candidate Contact Information:  

Statewide Offices

House of Delegates

City Offices

The final day of voter registration before the November 7, 2017 General Election is Monday, October 16, 2017.  Our office will be open until 5:00 PM on Oct. 16, which is the deadline to receive applications in person.  Mailed applications must be postmarked by Oct. 16. 

Online applications can be filed by applicants who have a Virginia driver's license or VA DMV issued ID card until 11:59 PM on Oct. 16, and by current Virginia-registered voters who are updating their information (name change, address change).

Additional Office Hours:

Our office hours will be extended until 5:00 PM on Monday, October 16, 2017 for the Voter Registration deadline and a Campaign Finance filing deadline, on Monday, October 30, 2017 for a Campaign Finance deadline, and on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 for the 5:00 deadline for voters to submit applications for mailed absentee ballots.  

Our office will be open for in person Absentee Voting on two Saturdays, October 28, 2017 and November 4, 2017, from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM.  November 4 is the last day for regular in person absentee voting for this election. 

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, our office is open from 6:00 AM until 7:00 PM.



On Saturday, October 14, the Charlottesville Voter Registrar's Office, along with the UVA Center for Politics, will offer voter registration at the University of Virginia from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the International Residential College, Mary Munford, #1-100, (Emmet St. S & Sprigg Ln.), Charlottesville, VA 22904.


Notice of Electoral Board Meeting

The next Electoral Board Meeting will be held at 5:45 PM on Monday, October 16, 2017 in the Voter Registration and Elections Office, located in the City Hall Annex Building at 120 7th Street Northeast, Room 142, Charlottesville, VA 22902. The meeting agenda will be posted when available under the Electoral Board page, linked on the left. Draft and approved minutes of previous meetings are on the same page.  

To request emailed notices of Electoral Board meetings, please email your request to including your first and last name and preferred email address. 


Anne Hemenway, Chair

Jon Bright, Vice Chair

Jim Nix, Secretary


General Registrar:  Rosanna Bencoach

Physical Location           
City Hall Annex
120 7th Street, NE, Room 142
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Mailing Address
Office of Voter Registration
P.O. Box 1219
Charlottesville, VA  22902

(434) 970-3250 - Voice
(434) 970-3249 - Fax
Office Hours - Monday through Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer for the Office and Board is the General Registrar

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