March 3, 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary 

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)

Candidate Packets can be picked up during business hours or can be printed from the Department of Elections website. Please see the Candidate Bulletin for deadlines.       

Photo Identification (ID

You will be asked to present an acceptable form of 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.