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The Registrar's Office - Voter Information

The Registrar's Office is responsible for providing and approving applications for voter registration and absentee ballots. In-person absentee voting is available in the Registrar's Office when ballots are ready, approximately 40 days before an election.


The Registrar's Office is always open for in-person absentee voting on the Saturday before all General elections (9 am-5 pm) in addition to regular office hours.


Registrar: Molly Goldsmith
Location: First Floor of City Hall, turn right off Beverley Street entrance.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 am-1 pm & 2 pm-5 pm
Telephone: (540) 332-3840
Fax: (540) 332-3834
Mail: P. O. Box 58, Staunton, VA 24402-0058

Voting WardsYour Next Election:

November 8, 2016 – General Election

Deadline to Register to Vote: October 17, 2016

Absentee Ballots will be available beginning September 23, 2016

Military and Overseas Voting Information

Sources of Additional Information

Visit the Voter Information site to find pertinent voting information like where to vote, what’s on the ballot, etc.

The Virginia State Board of Elections website has information about voter registration, elections, campaign finance, election results, and how to locate your polling place.

Becoming a Candidate - Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. These qualifications and requirements may vary slightly depending on whether the office sought is a local office, a general assembly seat, a statewide office, or a federal office. Click here for more information.

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