Voting Guide 2022

What’s new this year:

  • Same Day Registration starts Oct. 18. Register and vote in person the same day at your registrar’s office or, on Election Day, at your polling location. You will be required to vote a provisional ballot which will be counted once your registration is approved. Or you can register using a registration form or online by Oct. 17 and vote a regular ballot after five days.
  • Redistricting may have changed your Congressional district and/or the location of your polling place. Check your info now.
  • James City County has a NEW early voting location — 4095 Ironbound Road, located behind the WJCC Courthouse. Here’s a Google map link you can send to your phone for turn-by-turn directions.

Who’s on the ballot

Learn more about our candidates on our Elections page.

Casting your vote

There are three ways to vote in the November Election:

Early Voting In Person

Early voting starts on Friday, Sept. 23 and ends on Nov. 5. Early vote locations are open Monday through Friday plus the last two Saturdays before the election, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5. Hours vary depending on your locality.

Early voting is open to ALL registered voters. Drive up voting is available for disabled/handicapped voters.

If you live in James City County:

James City County Vote Center (new location)

4095 Ironbound Road

Open 8 am to 5 pm

If you live in the City of Williamsburg:

Williamsburg Municipal Building

401 Lafayette Street

Open 8 am to 4:30 pm

If you live in York County:

Washington Square Registrar’s office

5322 George Washington Memorial Hwy

Yorktown, VA 23692

Victory Village Registrar’s office

6614 Mooretown Rd Suite A

Williamsburg, VA 23188

Both locations open 8:30 am to 5 pm

and two Saturdays, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5 – 9 am to 5 pm

If you live in the City of Poquoson:

Registrar’s Office

City Hall Building

500 City Hall Ave.

Poquoson, VA 23662

Open 8:30 am to 4:30 pm M-F plus two Saturdays, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5

Bring your ID to vote, but a photo ID is not required. For a detailed list of acceptable forms of identification, click here. If you do not have identification, you can still vote (though it will take longer) by signing an ID Confirmation Statement or by voting a provisional ballot and providing ID later.

Absentee Voting by Mail

Apply to vote absentee by mail online or print, complete, and return the form by mail, fax, or email to your local Registrar. Click here for the paper form or call your voter registrar and they will mail you a form. The deadline for requesting an absentee ballot by mail is 5 pm on Friday, Oct. 28.

When you receive your ballot, carefully follow the instructions to vote it. You must sign the inner envelope and a witness must sign it also.

If you mailed your completed absentee ballot, you can track its delivery here.

You can drop off your absentee ballot in person at your early voting center or registrar’s office during open hours through Election Day, Nov. 8. On Election Day, you can drop off your absentee ballot from 6 am to 7 pm at any polling location in the county or city where you are registered.

Voting in person on Election Day

Polls are open from 6 am to 7 pm on Election Day, Tuesday, November 8.

Click here to find your polling location.

Bring your ID to vote, but photo ID is not required. For a detailed list of acceptable forms of identification, click here.

Drive up voting is available to disabled/handicapped voters.

Need a ride or any other help related to voting? Call our hotline at (833) 757-3367 or email democrats@historictriangledems.com