Office of Elections
The Director of Elections / General Registrar provides all eligible citizens convenient access for voter registration, maintains 94,800 voter records and other election-related data accurately, organizes and oversees voter registration opportunities, recruits and trains Election Officials, conducts locality absentee 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.
The Office of Elections will be closed July 30th for staff development. This notice of office closure is required under §24.2-411.
- If you would like to register to vote, request an application or have a few questions, feel free to call our office at 540-507-7380, or email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- You can now register online. Please visit the Department of Elections eligibility page to complete, check or update your registration. (A DMV issued ID is necessary to complete a registration or absentee application through this site.)
Resources for Voters
- Check our Facebook Page - Spotsylvania Votes - for updates, reminders, deadlines, voter and election information.
- Our County will hold a November 3, 2020 Presidential Election. Absentee/Early voting begins September 18, 2020. Stay tuned to this website, The Free Lance Star and our Facebook page, Spotsylvania Votes for additional information. If you wish to vote early, please consider wearing a mask and listen to instructions from our election officials.
- IMPORTANT DATES:
- October 13th - last day to register or make changes to vote in the Presidential election.
- October 23rd - last day to request a ballot by mail.
- October 31st - last day to vote in person absentee/early (Saturday hours)
- IMPORTANT DATES:
- Sample Ballots for the Presidential will be forthcoming once they are finalized.
- The League of Women Voters, a nonpartisan political organization, encourages informed and active participation in government. They have shared an informative online elections tool - Facts for Voters 2020: https://my.lwv.org/sites/default/files/lwv_2020_updated.pdf
- Absentee/Early Voting: see helpful links to the left. You can apply online, in-person (forms inside and outside office) or by mail/email/fax. You then vote either in-person with our staff or through the mail. (Voted ballots may be dropped off to our office.) If printing a paper application - submit to email@example.com or fax to 540-507-7519.
- Covid-19 Safety Measures our office is taking to protect our voters and our fellow citizens that serve as election officials:
- The next Electoral Board Meeting - will be in August. Meetings are held at the Office of Elections (4708 Southpoint Parkway, Fredericksburg 22407).
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Christina Johnson is accountable for all aspects of absentee voting, applications, processing, in-person and by mail, etc. She also supervises Campaign Finance reporting. Contact Christina Johnson.
Election Official Coordinator
Katelyn Mitchell is responsible for mailing/handling paperwork for all election officials, scheduling workers at precincts, etc. Contact Katelyn Mitchell.
Voting Machine Technician
Chelsea LeViner programs and maintains our voting machines and laptops used as pollbooks for our elections. Contact Chelsea LeViner.
Election Day Coordinator
Regan Halkyard plans and coordinates elections with contacts from schools and County buildings used as precincts on all Election Days. Contact Regan Halkyard.