Upcoming Elections

   March 3, 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary 

  • In Person Absentee voting is available in the Voter Registration Office located at 440 Market Street, Suffolk, Virginia and begins on Thursday, January 16, 2020. The office hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The deadline to register to vote or make changes is Monday, February 10, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot application by mail is Tuesday, February 25, 2020. Your request must be received by 5:00 p.m.
  • The deadline to apply for an absentee ballot in person is Saturday,  February 29, 2020, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Democratic Presidential Primary Candidate List

The Republican Party will not hold a primary on March 3, 2020. The Republican Party has formally notified the State Board of Elections that they will select delegates to the 2020 Republican National Convention through district and state conventions.

Notice Regarding Primaries: Because Virginia does not require voters to state their party when registering, any registered Virginia voter can cast a ballot in the March 3, 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary.


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 registercitizens of Suffolk City to vote; to ensure that elections are impartial, fair,accurate, and accessible to all voters; to provide excellent customer serviceto voters, candidates, and the media; and to help the public understand andfollow the laws, rules, and regulations.