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City Hall will be closed to the public until at least April 12th.  Our COVID-19 resource page has City operational updates. Follow our health experts for Coronavirus updates from the Thomas Jefferson Health District's and Virginia Department of Health website.

I Voted

For the upcoming June Primary, most voters may submit an absentee ballot application online at the Department of Elections website. Due to COVID-19, it is strongly recommended that voters request a mailed absentee ballot using reason code 2A on the application. We will also accept applications via regular mail, email and fax (434) 970-3249. For primary elections, please state on your application whether you would prefer a Democratic or Republican ballot.

Our office is currently closed to the public. We will be staffed from 10:00AM to 3:00PM, Monday through Friday to answer phones and email. If you have any questions or would like to request a paper absentee ballot application, please contact us at (434) 970-3250.

The deadline to register to vote or update your registration for the June 9, 2020 Primary is MAY 18. Most voters can complete the registration process online using the Citizen Portal. Please contact our office if you would like to request a paper voter registration application.

At this time, absentee in-person voting is set to commence on April 24. We will keep the public informed of any further guidance received from the Governor and Department of Elections.

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Please be advised that all Citizen Naturalization Ceremonies have been cancelled until further notice.

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ELECTION INFORMATION

Next Election: Tuesday, June 9, 2020 - Democratic and Republican Primaries

LAST DAY TO REGISTER -MONDAY, MAY 18, 2020

ABSENTEE IN-PERSON VOTING BEGINS: APRIL 24, 2020

MAIL ABSENTEE VOTERS TRACK YOUR BALLOT HERE

Look up your registration securely on the State Board of Elections Voter Information site

 

CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTS

View electronic campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections HERE, including 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.  

Public inspection files are available in our office, during during office hours, containing copies of campaign finance and candidate qualifying documents (except petitions) filed with us by candidates for local office for the current and most recent elections.   

 

BECOMING A CANDIDATE

If you are interested in running for office in Virginia, please refer to the State Board of Elections website for information. Local candidates i.e. City Council and School Board can contact our office at (434) 970-3250 or vote@charlottesville.org with questions or to request hard copies of campaign finance forms and other reporting documents. 

 

ELECTION AND VOTER STATISTICS 

Table: Charlottesville Voter Registration and Turnout in November Elections since 1975 (Excel spreadsheet)

Table: Charlottesville Voter Registration and Turnout in Primaries and non-November Special Elections (Excel spreadsheet) 

Virginia (statewide and local) Voter Registration Statistics and Reports