Charlottesville Voter Registration & Elections

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General Election: Tuesday, November 7, 2017  

All polling places will be open from 6:00 AM until 7:00 PM on Election Day, November 7.

Voted Absentee Ballots that were sent to the voter by mail...

(or by email for military or overseas voters) must be received by the office by 7:00 PM on Election Day or they cannot be counted.  Postmarks do not govern. Return ballots by mail or personal delivery by the voter only.  Another person cannot return your ballot.  If you have any questions about how to return your ballot legally and in time, call our office -- 434-970-3250.  

Sample Ballot for November 2017 Election - City of Charlottesville 

Text Only Version of Sample Ballot - November 2017, City of Charlottesville

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 election are for 4-year terms except House of Delegates, which is for a 2-year term.


Campaign Finance Reports





View data from candidate campaign finance reports as compiled and analyzed by the Virginia Public Access Project ( for Statewide and 

House of Delegates candidates HERE; for Charlottesville City Council candidates HERE.


View electronic campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections HERE.   Includes  filings from candidates for statewide offices and House of Delegates, and for candidates for local office who choose to file electronically.  Search by candidate's name. 

Copies of all reports filed on paper or electronically by candidates for city offices this election are available for public inspection in the front lobby of our office.


Candidate Contact Information:

Statewide Offices

House of Delegates

City Offices

The final day of voter registration for the November 7, 2017 General Election was Monday, October 16, 2017. 

Additional Office Hours:

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 of in person absentee voting for this election.

During absentee voting, "curbside" voting is available for voters who have a disability, or who are age 65 or older and have an absentee reason (age is not an absentee voting reason in Virginia). Park on either side of our building, then either call us or send someone in to let us know your are waiting.

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 7, our office is open from 6:00 AM until 7:00 PM.   Call 434-970-3250 if you have any questions about your voter registration or polling place. 

The office will be closed on Friday, November 10 for Veterans Day. 

Any voter who casts a provisional ballot at the November 7 election because of not showing an acceptable ID, in order to have that provisional ballot counted must provide a copy of an acceptable ID to the Electoral Board or come into the Voter Registrar's Office to have a FREE VOTER ID before by 12 NOON on Monday, November 13.  (The usual Friday deadline is extended a day because of the holiday.)  Call us if you have any questions about how to provide the ID, or refer to the green notice you received at the polls on Election Day.


Notice of Electoral Board Meeting:

Electoral Board Meetings are usually held in the Voter Registration and Elections Office, located in the City Hall Annex Building at 120 7th Street Northeast, Room 142, Charlottesville, VA 22902.

Meeting dates and agendas are posted when available on the Electoral Board page. Draft and approved minutes of previous meetings are on the same page.

To request emailed notices of upcoming Electoral Board meetings, please email your request to, including your first and last name and preferred email address.  You may cancel your request at any time.  

The next Electoral Board meeting will be the Canvass and Provisional Meeting for the November 7, 2017 election: 

Notice for Canvass and Provisional Meeting, Nov. 7-13


Anne Hemenway, Chair

Jon Bright, Vice Chair

Jim Nix, Secretary





General Registrar and Director of Elections:  Rosanna Bencoach

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

We're next to The Pavilion and across the Mall from the Transit Station.  Parking for the first hour is now FREE in the Market Street Garage. 

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: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

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

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