Upcoming General Election

The next General Election will be Tuesday, November 7, 2017 for:
  • Attorney General
  • Commissioner of Revenue
  • Commonwealth's Attorney
  • Governor
  • House of Delegates
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Sheriff
  • Treasurer

Dates To Remember

  • Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration, for the November 7, 2017 election is Monday, October 16, 2017.
    • Absentee Voting begins Friday, September 22, 2017
  • Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 31, 2017. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5 p.m.
  • Deadline to request an absentee ballot by appearing in-person is Saturday, November 4, 2017.

Photo Identification (ID)

You will be asked to present an acceptable photo ID when you vote. If you don't have an ID, simply go to your nearest voter registration office to get a free Voter Photo ID, even on Election Day! You will be required to complete a photo ID application, have your photo taken and to sign a digital signature pad.

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.

The department enforces strict adherence to all current Federal, State, and Local laws, as well as to State Board of Elections rules concerning registering to vote and voting, and serves all citizens in election related matters.