Office of Elections

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ALL POLLING LOCATIONS ARE OPEN ON ELECTION DAY(S) - 6AM TO 7PM.  Bring your valid ID. 

https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/

SAMPLE BALLOTS are at the bottom of this page.


The Director of Elections / General Registrar provides all eligible citizens convenient access for voter registration, maintains 100,500 voter records and other election-related data accurately, organizes and oversees voter registration opportunities, recruits and trains Election Officials, conducts locality absentee/early voting, manages new candidate qualifications with campaign finance and supervises primary, special and general election polling precincts for local, state and federal elections.

The Director and staff are committed to providing each citizen of our County the  opportunity to exercise his or her right to vote in an efficient and equitable manner in accordance with the Constitutions of the United States and Commonwealth of Virginia and the Code of Virginia.  Staff strive to manage effective elections while protecting the integrity of the democratic process.

Voter Registration

A person may register to vote online through the Department of Elections website or the DMV website. Applications submitted online to the Department of Elections can be accepted through 11:59 p.m. on the final day of registration preceding an election. To complete the application process and sign the application electronically, the applicant must have a driver’s license or identification issued by the DMV.

Redistricting Information - from 2022

  • The Virginia Supreme Court approved the new Congressional, Senate and House of Delegate boundaries.  View the order and approved maps
  • For additional Redistricting information related to our County, please click HERE.
  • For all 2023 Elections - updated redistricting voting precincts will be utilized as for the 11/2022 Election. Click HERE to check your registration and where you vote. 

Resources for Voters

Open House 2023

  • Stay tuned to this website, The Free Lance Star and our Facebook page, Spotsylvania Votes for election deadlines and information.  
  • Keep scrolling for more election news, early voting and meeting information and upcoming deadlines.
  • NEW VOTING MACHINES FOR NOVEMBER 2023 ELECTIONhttps://www.essvote.com/ 
    • Our County will now use the ES&S brand voting machines and scanners beginning the 11/2023 election.  Find more information/facts here: https://www.essvote.com/faqs//DocumentCenter/View/25970
    • We will have an Open House soon at our office location (4708 Southpoint Parkway, 22407) to introduce the machines to voters, offer registration and record change services, Q&A, maps, etc - - - to be announced soon!

Election News & Resources

For the November 7, 2023 Election - we will vote for:

Senate of Virginia             Commissioner of the Revenue                                       

House of Delegates          Treasurer

Soil & Water Directors      Sheriff

Clerk of Court                    School Board Members and Board of Supervisors for Chancellor, Courtland, Salem and Livingston Districts. See candidate listing below.  

We do not have information on candidates or their political standpoints.

Sample Ballots - scroll down to the bottom of the page.

*** Click HERE for the Candidate listing with contact information should you need it.*** 

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR THE NOVEMBER 7, 2023         GENERAL ELECTION

OfficeCandidate(s)
School Board, ChancellorBelen Katherine Rodas, Jordan J. Lynch
School Board, CourtlandCarol Huebner Medawar, David Ross
School Board, LivingstonKirk Twigg, Megan K. Jackson, Alexander Anthony Zuponeck-Carlson
School Board, SalemChris M. Harris, Lorita "Rita" C. Daniels
Board of Supervisors, ChancellorGerald W. Childress, Michael Martin
Board of Supervisors, CourtlandAndrew J. "Drew" Mullins, Michael Bush
Board of Supervisors, LivingstonJacob A. "Jake" Lane
Board of Supervisors, SalemDeborah Frazier, Roy A. Searles, Jr.
Clerk of CourtNick G. Ignacio, Christalyn Mitchell Jett
Commonwealth's AttorneyG. Ryan Mehaffey
Commissioner of the RevenueDeborah F. Williams
SheriffSteve D. Maxwell, Roger Lee Harris
Soil & Water Conservation Dir.Jan Massey, Wayne W. Miller
TreasurerLarry Pritchett

June 20, 2023 / 7pm was the deadline. This is the final listing of our local candidates.

Early Voting & Voting Information (Sample Ballots-bottom of page)

  • Click HERE for more information on Absentee/Early Voting in Virginia.
  • You have two options - request to have a ballot mailed to you OR vote in person at our early voting location: 10699 Courthouse Road/Breezewood Shopping Center, Fredericksburg, 22407.
    • Request a mailed ballot HERE.
    • In-person Early Voting location for the November General Election will be in the Breezewood Shopping Center, left end: 10699 Courthouse Rd / Breezewood Shopping Center, 22407.Early Voting satellite Office location 11-2023

(Access your Virginia voter record to update your registration, apply to vote absentee, and view your polling place, election district and absentee ballot status.)  

Voter and Citizen Information (Board Meetings, FYI's)

  • The next Electoral Board meeting will be Tuesday, September 5th at  8:45am (UPDATED  9/1/2023). They are held at the Office of Elections - 4708 Southpoint Parkway, 22407.
  • Covid-19 Safety Measures continue to be practiced during our 2023 elections to protect our citizens and election officials.  
  • If you receive a registration or absentee application in the mail from the Voter Participation Center (VPC) -OR - The Center for Voter Information (CVI) indicating you are not registered to vote, you may confirm your registration information through the Virginia Department of Elections HERE
    • Complaints for the Voter Participation Center can be directed to: 877-255-6750
    • Complaints for The Center for Voter Information can be directed to: 202-766-6575.
  • State Party Information:

Election Staff

Deputy Director of Elections / Absentee Coordinator 

Christina Johnson is accountable for all aspects of absentee  - Vote by Mail operations: applications, processing, auditing, etc. She also supervises Campaign Finance reporting and directly supports the Director of Elections. Contact Christina Johnson.

Election Operations Manager

Valerie Sorensen is responsible for handling Oaths and paperwork for all election officials, scheduling workers at precincts, voter eligibility, etc. Contact Valerie Sorensen.

Election Operations Administrator

Chelsea LeViner programs and maintains our voting machines, laptops and e-poll pads  used as pollbooks for our elections and administers operations management of early voting .  Contact Chelsea LeViner.

Election Services Specialist

Regan Halkyard plans and coordinates elections with contacts from schools, private entities and County buildings used as precincts on all Election Days. She also supports the Deputy Director with Vote by Mail administration. Contact Regan Halkyard.


SAMPLE BALLOTS

Sample ballots are listed by voting precinct, with state districts if applicable.
Please call our office to confirm your correct sample ballot if you are unsure (540-507-7380).