Our Mission Statement

The mission of the Elections and Registration Department is to register citizens of Suffolk City to vote; to ensure that elections are impartial, fair, accurate, and accessible to all voters; to provide excellent customer service to voters, candidates, and the media; and to help the public understand and follow the laws, rules, and regulations.


If held, the next election will be a party primary on Tuesday, June 20, 2023.

The next general election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. 

The offices that will appear on the General Election ballot for the City of Suffolk are listed below:

Local Office: 

  • Soil and Water Conservation Director (2 Directors) for the Peanut District (4-year term)  

State Offices: 

  • Virginia State Senate - 17th District  (4-year term)                                           
  • House of Delegates - 84th District  (2-year term)                                              
  • House of Delegates - 89th District  (2-year term)

Click Here to see the Interactive House of Delegate Map 

Click Here to see the Interactive State Senate Map

General Election Candidate Packets will be available at the City of Suffolk Voter Registration Office beginning January 3, 2023. Non-Party Local Office Candidates should file all completed paperwork through the City of Suffolk Voter Registration Office. Primary candidates and Non-Primary Party Candidates should see the Candidate Bulletin for applicable deadlines and submission requirements. Candidate forms are also available to print on the Virginia Department of Elections website

Electoral Board Meeting Information

The next scheduled meeting will be held Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at 9 a.m. The meeting will be located at the General Registrar's Office, 440 Market Street, First Floor.

Meeting Agendas and Minutes can be found on the City of Suffolk Agenda Center.