Office of Elections & Voter Registration

The Powhatan County Office of Elections is open from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday.  The office closes on all state and federal holidays. 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO VOTE OR TO UPDATE YOUR REGISTRATION!

Register to Vote

CLICK HERE TO VOTE-BY-MAIL (Formerly known as "Absentee")

Vote by Mail

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A SAMPLE BALLOT FOR THE UPCOMING NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION

sample ballot link
upcoming-elections

2020 NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
 

  POLLS OPEN 6 a.m. - 7 p.m. 

 We will be voting for U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Senate & U.S. House of Representatives  (7th Congressional District)
We will also be voting on two (2) proposed Constitutional Amendments 

 A VALID FORM OF IDENTIFICATION IS REQUIRED TO VOTE! 

 Please verify your voter registration, polling place, and identification validity before Election Day! http://elections.virginia.gov/ 

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 Important Dates: 

Deadline to Register or Update Registration Information:  Tuesday, October 13, 2020 (by midnight). This is the last day to register to vote or change your voter registration information for this election.  

Mailed voter registration applications must be sent to the Powhatan County Office of Elections postmarked on or before this deadline.  

 
Drive-Thru Early Voting:  

Located in the Village Building rear parking-lot (by the Clothes Closet) located at 3910 Old Buckingham Road, Powhatan, VA 23139  
*Enter line using the Tilman Road back entrance.

Available Monday - Friday, from September 18, 2020 to October 30, 2020 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (Closed on Columbus Day) 

Also available on Saturday, October 24, 2020: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and also on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.   *Saturday, Oct. 31st is the last day to vote early in-person. 


Voting by Mail: 

Friday, October 23, 2020 (by 5 p.m.):  Last day to request via application to have an absentee ballot mailed to you.

In order to be counted, marked ballots must either be returned in-person to the Secure Ballot Drop-Box at the Office of Elections (*See picture below), or post-marked on/before Nov. 3rd and also received by the Powhatan County Office of Elections by 12/noon on Friday, Nov. 6th. 


Tuesday, November 3, 2020: ELECTION DAY!  

All twelve precincts will be open from 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. for the voters assigned to that precinct.  Any qualified voter who is physically in line by 7 p.m. will be able to cast their ballot.  

Powhatan County's Secure Ballot Drop-Box

Ballot Drop Box 3

The Powhatan County Office of Elections is located in the Village Building, Lower Level (3910 Old Buckingham Road, Suite E).

​Office Hours are 9 AM - 5 PM,
Monday - Friday (closed on holidays)

The office is most easily accessible from the left side door as facing. There is an ADA accessible ramp in the front of the building.

Please contact the Office of Elections for directions or for questions about the upcoming election, absentee voting, and voter registration status at (804) 598-5604 or by e-mailing Karen Alexander (Registrar) at kalexander@powhatanva.gov; 
Jamie Swemba (Deputy Registrar)at 
jswemba@powhatanva.gov; or
Kristin Love (Assistant Registrar)at 
klove@powhatanva.gov

Powhatan County Electoral District Map