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WHEN and WHERE to Vote

Vote in person. Polling hours throughout the Commonwealth are from 6:00 a.m. until  7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. As long as a voter is in line by 7:00 p.m., the voter will be able to vote. All registered voters who live in Halifax County are eligible to vote.


For more information on voter registration or polling places you may call (434) 476-3322.

important voting information

Still need help on finding your polling place?

Vote at your regular county polling place or follow the instructions below.


  1. Access the following link:
    Virginia Department of Elections polling place lookup www.elections.virginia.gov/poll
  2. Enter your address
  3. The system will show your polling place



Am I registered to Vote? How do I know if I’m registered to vote?

The deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 for the General Election to be held on November 5, 2019


You may register to vote or check your status online:

  1. Access the following link:
    Virginia Department of Elections citizen portal
    www.elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal
  2. Scroll to the bottom of the page, click Go.
  3. Enter your name, date of birth, last 4 digits of their social security number and their locality. And check the certification box.
  4. You will now see your voter record

 

If  you do not appear in the system, and you believe you are registered to vote, please contact your local registrar. You will find that contact information at:
www.elections.virginia.gov/LocalGR

Where can I register to vote?

The Virginia Department of Elections has several options to choose from:

How do I apply for an absentee ballot?

You have several options:

  • You may apply on-line. www.elections.virginia.gov/onlineregistration 
  • You can contact your general registrars’ office and request the ballot. You will find that contact information at: www.elections.virginia.gov/LocalGR
  • You may visit your local general registrar’s office and complete the application. If during the absentee ballot voting period your application is approved, you will be allowed to cast your vote at that time. 

The deadlines for absentee ballots for the November 5, 2019, General Election

  • Absentee ballot by mail application: 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019.
  • Absentee ballot by appearing in-person: 5:00 p.m. Saturday, November 2, 2019.
  • Absentee ballots to be returned to local general registrar’s office: 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 5, 2019. 

Note: Your local general registrar’s office is open on Saturday, November 2, 2019,  for in-person absentee ballot voting. Please check the hours of your local office as the Saturday hours may vary. Some localities provide additional locations for in person absentee voting.   Notice to voters using US mail service: the USPS delivery standards changed last year so that First Class delivery went from 1-3 days to 2-5 days and Standard delivery is now 2-9 days. Please keep this in mind, as the  ballot must be received by your local general registrar no later than 7:00 PM on Election Day. Having the ballot postmarked by the deadline does not count if the ballot is still received after the deadline.