Voter Registrar

To all Virginians voting by mail/absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020 elections: If you believe you may not safely have a witness present while completing the absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 Election, you are not required to have a witness present or have a witness sign your ballot envelope. Your ballot will not be rejected due to a missing witness signature. These instructions override any instructions on your ballot envelopes regarding witness signatures.
  1. Important Deadlines

    See important dates regarding voting in this upcoming election. Read on...
  2. Public Notice

    In-person early voting and ballot drop-off locations in Newport News. Read on...
  3. Proposed Amendments for 2020

    Learn more about two proposed constitutional amendments that will appear on your ballot in November. Additional Info...
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Our Duties

The Voter Registrar is appointed by the Newport News Electoral Board, who in turn is appointed by the Circuit Court Judges in the City. The Voter Registration and Office of Elections is responsible for maintaining accurate voter records and efficient administration of elections in accordance with state and federal election laws.

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  1. Voter Registrar
    City Hall, 6th Floor
    2400 Washington Ave.
    Newport News, VA 23607


    Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM


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