Voter Registration

March 3, 2020 Democratic Primary Voting Information

For the March 3, 2020 Democratic Primary:

District 1 voters will vote at Page United Methodist Church.

District 4 voters will vote at Stanley Fire Department.

Official Voting Information

The Constitution of Virginia requires that persons be registered in the precinct in which they live to be qualified to vote.

In order to be eligible to vote in the Democratic Party Presidential Primary to be held on March 3, 2020, you must register no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 11, 2020.

In addition to normal weekday hours, the office will be open on Saturday, February 29, 2020, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., for absentee voting. You may not register and vote on the same day; there is a 5 day waiting period for new registrants. Those casting an absentee ballot in-person will need to bring their valid photo ID. 

Registered voters may obtain photo ID’s at the Voter Registration Office. These ID’s are valid for voting purposes only. Absentee ballot applications are available and may be requested by phone, at 540-743-3986, or email at cgaunt@pagecounty.virginia.gov or completed online at www.elections.virginia.gov. There is no requirement to furnish ID if voting by mail.

All requests for reasonable accommodations, due to a disability, should be made to the Registrar, with, at least, 48 hours notice.

Persons are encouraged to make application for voter registration. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

Voter Registration


You can register to vote in Page County if:
  • Your are a United States citizen and a resident of Virginia
  • A resident of Page County
  • Your are 18 years of age (or 17 and will be 18 at the next general election)
  • Your are not claiming the right to vote in any other state
  • You are not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law
  • Convicted of a felony, your right to vote has been restored, if required

Residents new to Virginia may register to vote as soon as residency is established. Residents moving from other Virginia localities must transfer their registration to Page County. Residents moving from one voting precinct to another within the county must also notify the registrar of this change in writing or in person.

Forms for voter registration and absentee voting may be found at the Virginia Department of Elections website.

Photo ID Required for Voting

(Effective July 1, 2014)
Voters must present one of the following acceptable forms of identification when voting, effective January 1, 2016.

    • Valid Virginia Driver's License
    • DMV-issued photo identification card
    • Valid United States Passport
    • Valid employee photo identification card
    • Other government-issued photo identification card
    • Valid college or university student photo identification card (issuer must be an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
    • Valid student photo identification card from a private school (issuer must be an institution located in Virginia)

If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, please contact the Voter Registration Office for a free ID at 540-743-3986.

Registration Deadlines

Deadlines to register to vote or change name or address:

  • General Elections - 22 days before election
  • Primary Elections - 22 days before election
  • Special Election - 13 days before election
  • Special Election - called by Governor - 7 days before election

Virginia law now requires photo identification when voting in person.

Absentee Ballots


If interested in voting an absentee ballot please contact us by email or 540-743-3986 or go online.  Absentee Ballots are ready 45 days prior to a General Election, but you do not need to wait until then to request one.  We will accept the application and hold it until they are ready.  Absentee Voting is also available in our office during normal business hours.  Don't forget your Photo ID!

Absentee Annual Application Information
  

Mission Statement


The mission of the General Registrar's Office is to provide opportunities for all qualified citizens of the County of Page to register to vote; to promote the integrity of the electoral process by maintaining accurate and current voter registration records used in elections; to coordinate elections so they are conducted in a manner that secures the qualified citizen's right to vote and ensures that the results accurately reflect the voter's will.
 
 
The polls are open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Please call 540-743-3986 if you have questions.  Please bring your photo ID.