League of Women Voters of the Charlottesville Area

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2023 Elections: Are You Ready to Vote?

Sep 18, 2023

Every 4 years all State Senator and State Delegate seats in the Virginia General Assembly are up for election. The 2023 General Election winners will decide for you on the issues that affect you and your family,  ONLY CITIZENS WHO VOTE determine who wins races. Make sure you’re one of them.  Vote flyer!

Before you vote:
REGISTER OR CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION at https://www.elections.virginia.gov/
KNOW WHERE TO VOTE:  check your local precinct! Go to https://www.elections.virginia.gov/

KNOW YOUR VOTING DISTRICTS AND WHO’S ON YOUR BALLOT!  2023 Voter Guide Available! Following a long League tradition of publishing a “local elections” Voter’s Guide, our League has teamed up with Charlottesville Tomorrow by sponsoring a very thorough Guide in their free online newsletter. Click on this link https://www.cvilletomorrow.org/?utm_medium=email

Our League Logo is at the end of the Guide as a sponsor.

For general information about voter registration and elections, 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.) The website allows you to:  register to vote; check your current voter registration and precinct where you will vote; and apply for an absentee ballot online.

Redistricting for the 2020 decade means voters in the Charlottesville area (City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Nelson County, Greene County, Louisa County, and Fluvanna County) have new Virginia Senate and House of Delegates districts.  Redistricting maps can be accessed by clicking here.

You can check for all information about the upcoming spring primaries and the November 2023 elections by going to your local city or county registrar’s office.  Click on

City of Charlottesville Voter Registration and Elections
Albemarle County Voter Registration and Elections
Fluvanna County Registrar
Greene County Registrar
Louisa County Voter Registration
Nelson County Registrar

Are You a registered voter in the State of Virginia?  You can check your voter registration status by going to:  https://www.elections.virginia.gov/  Or call the Virginia Department of Elections at (800) 552-9745.  Or call the office of your local Registrar.  Phone Numbers for area registrars:

City of Charlottesville – 434 970 3250
Albemarle County – 434 972 4173
Fluvanna County – 434 589 3593
Greene County – 434 985 5213
Louisa County – 540 967 3427
Nelson County – 434 263 7190

Absentee Voting:  :

Most voters may submit an absentee ballot application online by going directly to the Department of Elections website:  www.elections.virginia.gov (or call 804 864-8901 or 800 552-9745, 8 am to 5 pm weekdays)Registrars will also accept applications via regular mail and email:  see links above to contact your local Registrar.

Please note that your ballot no longer needs to be observed and signed by a witness.

Remember, for all information about voting in Virginia elections, 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.) You may also go the League of Women Voters website: vote411.org

Remember to bring your ID (photo ID NOT required)

Early Voting Starts Friday September 22, 2023
Election Day: Nov. 7th,2023. Polls open 6 am to 7pm at your local precinct.


Calendar for October

"Banned Book Week"
October 1 - 7. For more info, contact Kim Harris, kwharris55@gmail.com
Gun Violence Prevention Committee - "Social Event " - Friday Oct 6. Home of Beth Alley, please rsvp to: Beth.alley@gmail.com
Sunday, Oct 15, 2-4 pm. "Elections 2023: School Boards - Why They Matter" - LWV CVA Community Dialogue at Central Library, Market St, Charlottesville
LWV CVA Internat'l Relations/Fed Gov't Meeting Wednesday, Oct 18, Northside Library, Noon to 2 pm.
For more info, contact Rice Wagner, email: ricew123@icloud.com
LWV CVA Board of Directors Mtg. Wednesday, Oct 18, Northside Library, 3 - 5 pm.
Also by zoom--get link from Meg Heubeck, email: mfh2n@virginia.edu

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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