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.
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.
Who Can Vote in a Primary: 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.
Local Offices on the November 3, 2020 General Election Ballot
- Mayor (4-Year Term)
- City Council - Nansemond Borough (4-year term)
- City Council - Sleepy Hole Borough (4-year term)
- City Council - Whaleyville Borough (4-year term)
- School Board - Nansemond Borough (4-year term)
- School Board - Sleepy Hole Borough (4-year term)
- School Board - Whaleyville Borough (4 year term)
Photo Identification (ID
You will be asked to present an 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.
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.
You can apply for an Absentee Ballot up to twelve months before an election.Link to page
Borough & Precinct Maps
View maps for voting precincts in Suffolk, VA.Link to page
Precinct AddressesLink to page
Campaign Financial Reports
Hard copies of reports are available for public inspection and may be purchased at $0.25 per page at the Voter Registration Office.Link to page
Candidate Resources & Requirements
Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot.Link to page
Discover information about Electoral board members and meeting minutes.Link to page
Frequently Asked Questions
View answers to frequently asked questions regarding elections.Link to page
Registrar Office Staff
Contact the Registrar Office of Suffolk, VA.Link to page
Citizens interested in learning more about voting, government, elected officials and candidates may want to these third-party websites.Link to page
You may register to vote year-round except during the 22 days prior to a General or Primary election, 13 days prior to a Special election, or 7 days prior to a Special election called by the Governor.Link to page