Upcoming Election

November 3, 2020, General Election

logo 2020General Information

A general election will be held in Spotsylvania County on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Offices on the ballot will include President and Vice President of the United States, members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, and two Virginia constitutional amendments. Sample ballots will be available once the ballot is finalized, which is expected to be mid-September.

Three Ways to Vote:  Pick the Option that Works Best for You

All registered voters in Virginia now have the option to vote at home, vote early or vote on election day.  No excuses required for any choice. Just click on the voting option you would like for more information. 

  • Vote at Home: Request your ballot online or by mailing us a request form. We’ll mail your ballot and important voting information to you. You’ll fill it out, have it witnessed, and send it back.
  • Vote Early: Early voting will be available at the Office of Elections starting September 18, 2020, plus for the two Saturdays prior to the election.
  • Vote on Election Day: Vote at your normal polling place on election day. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

What’s on Your Ballot?

  • Sample ballots will be published once available, which is expected to be mid-September.
  • Voters are encouraged to verify their registration information, and to double check their voting precinct at www.vote.virginia.gov to ensure they know their precinct number and are viewing the correct ballot.

Important Dates, Deadlines and Information

Request Vote-at-Home Ballot Now
Early Voting begins at Office of Elections Friday, September 18, 2020
First Set of Vote-at-Home Ballots Mailed Friday, September 18, 2020
Online Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
In-Person Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday, October 13, 2020, 5:00 p.m.
By-Mail Voter Registration Deadline Postmarked no later than Tuesday, October 13, 2020
Last Day to Request a Ballot by Mail Friday, October 23, 2020
Last Day for Early Voting Saturday, October 31, 2020
Election Day Voting 6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Help Make Democracy Happen: Serve as an Election Officer

  • Spotsylvania County relies on dedicated citizens to serve as Officers of Election and work the polls on election day. Learn more.