League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

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Voter and Election Information

Upcoming local elections and primaries: City of Charlottesville – Election Information

Next Election – Tuesday, June 11, 2019 – Democratic Primary to nominate candidates for City Council (3 seats) and House of Delegates member (57th District)

November 5, 2019 – General Election for State Senate, City Council (3 seats), City School Board (4 seats) and Soil & Water Conservation District Director [all 4-year terms]; House of Delegates [2-year term]; Clerk of Court [8-year term]

Virginia General Elections to be held Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  For general information about the elections, including statewide candidate list, go to Department of Elections website, www.elections.virginia.gov (or call 804 864-8901 or 800 552-9745, 8 am to 5 pm weekdays.) Deadline to update your address or register to vote for the November election is October 14, 2019.

Are you a registered voter in Virginia?  You can check your voter registration status and polling place at the Department of Elections website, www.elections.virginia.gov (or call 804 864-8901 or 800 552-9745, 8 am to 5 pm weekdays.) Or click on City of Charlottesville or Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene CountyLouisa County, or Nelson County for information about voter registration, absentee voting, and elections in your area. Voters in Fluvanna County may also link Facts for Voters 2018. You may also find voter information (i.e., where your polling place is, what’s on your ballot, etc.) by going to the League website: vote411.org.

As of July 1, 2014, the Photo ID regulation takes on new requirements as to what makes a valid photo ID at the polls. The current regulations as provided by the Virginia Department of Elections can be found at the following link on the DOE website: Photo ID is required for voting in Virginia, effective July 1, 2014.

Voters must present one of the following forms of identification when voting in person:

  • Valid Virginia driver’s license or DMV-issued photo identification card; your license expiration date must not be more than 12 months
  • Valid Virginia DMV-issued Veteran’s ID card
  • Valid U.S. Passport
  • Employee photo identification card issued by employer in the ordinary course of business
  • Other government-issued photo ID card (issued by the U.S. Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth)
  • Virginia College or university student photo ID card
  • Virginia Voter Photo ID card issued by any local general registrar’s office

If you don’t have one of these forms of identification, please visit your local voter registration office for a free Voter ID card. You will fill out a short application, have your picture taken, and sign a digital signature pad. The card will be mailed directly to your address.

Phone Numbers for area registrars:


Date/Time: Tues., June 25, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Event: LWV CVA Justice Reform Committee Meeting
Place: Center for Non-Profit Excellence, 1701-A Allied St., Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Kit Murphy McNally, 414-405-3302
Date/Time: Thurs., June 27, 2:30 - 4 pm
Event: LWV CVA Natural Resources Committee Meeting: Developing a list of NR-related topics we'd like local gov't candidates to address in upcoming candidate forums
Place: University Village (small committee room) at 500 Crestwood Dr., Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Sally Thomas, 434-295-1819

League of Women Voters
of the Charlottesville Area
Mailing Address:
PO Box 2786
Charlottesville, VA  22902
Email:  lwv@lwv-cva.org

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