League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

"The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy."

Election Day is Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  Are you registered to vote? Or have you recently changed your address or need to update an existing registration? The deadline to register or to make changes to your current registration is Tuesday, October 15. The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, October 29—your request must be received by your Registrar by 5 pm; the deadline to request an absentee ballot in-person is Saturday, November 2.

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 July 2019.

Phone Numbers for area registrars:

Voting locations can be checked on the state elections website or by calling (434) 972-4173.
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.) Remember:  Deadline to update your address or register to vote for the November 5 election is October 15, 2019.

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.

What’s On Your Ballot? General and Special Elections – Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Polls open 6 am to 7 pm.
All voters registered in Virginia will be electing state Senators and Delegates to the Virginia General Assembly with terms beginning January, 2020. The League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area lists voting information below for City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, Nelson County, and Louisa County. Go to Virginia Department of Elections website elections.virginia.gov to find your Virginia Senate and House of Delegates districts.
[Note: D = Democrat; R = Republican; Ind = Independent; Inc = Incumbent]

Virginia Senate
17th Senate District: Amy Laufer (D); Bryce Reeves (R)(Inc)
22nd Senate District: Dakota S. Claytor (D); Mark J. Peake (R) (Inc)
24th Senate District: Emmet Hangar (R) (Inc); Annette Hyde (D)
25th Senate District: Creigh Deeds (D) (Inc); Elliott M. Harding (Ind)

Virginia House of Delegates
20th House District: John Avoli (R); Jennifer Lewis (D)
25th House District: Janice Allen (Ind); Jennifer Kitchen (D); Christopher A. Runion (R)
56th House of Delegates: John J. McGuire III (R)(Inc); Juanita Jo Matkins (D)
57th House District: Sally Hudson (D)
58th House District: Elizabeth A. Alcorn (D); Robert B. Bell (R) (Inc)
59th House District: Matt Fariss (R)(Inc); Tim Hickey (D)
65th House District: Michael P. “Mike” Asip (D); R. Lee Ware, Jr. (R)(Inc)

For local elections in City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Fluvanna County, Greene County, Louisa County, and Nelson County, click here.

Calendar

Date/Time: Thurs., Oct. 17, 7 - 9 pm
Event: Forum for Candidates for Commonwealth's Attorney - Albemarle County
Place: Lane Auditorium, Albemarle County Office Bldg., McIntire Rd.
Contact: For further information, contact Sue Lewis, 434-295-1485
Date/Time: Sun., Oct. 20, 2 - 4 pm
Event: LWV CVA Sunday Seminar: "Election Integrity"
Place: CitySpace, Downtown Mall, Charlottesville
Contact: For further information, contact Pat Cochran, 434-326-7873
Date/Time: Mon., Oct. 21, 7 - 8:15 pm
Event: Forum for Candidates for Albemarle County Board of Supervisors - White Hall District
Place: Crozet Library, 2020 Library Ave., Crozet
Contact: For further information, contact Sue Lewis, 434-295-1485
Date/Time: Thurs., Oct. 24, 2:30 - 4 pm
Event: LWV CVA Natural Resources Committee Meeting
Place: University Village (small committee room), 500 Crestwood Dr.
Contact: For further information, contact Sally Thomas, 434-295-1819
Date/Time: Tues., Oct 29, 11:00 am - 12:30 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

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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