Richmond VA > Office of the General Registrar > Upcoming Elections

Last Updated: 2021-03-08


The next election in the City of Richmond will be a primary election held on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

To view the notice of primary election, click here.

Please visit the “Voter Registration” and “Voter At the Polls” page for details about voting, registering to vote, polling places and satellite voting locations.


Information about offices, candidates and questions is posted on the Virginia Department of Election’s website Click here to view Sample Ballots for these elections.

General Election Days are always on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Primary election days – if called – are held the third Tuesday in June. Presidential primary elections are on the first Tuesday in March.

If you need help or make a mistake on your ballot and need another one, just ask an Election Officer. They are there to help.

You must vote in the precinct in which you are registered. Check your registration and precinct at

It is important to keep your voter registration up to date. If you move and do not update your registration, it might affect your eligibility to vote.


NOTE: Virginia’s voter identification laws have changed. All voters must provide an acceptable form of identification when voting in person. Those who do not have an acceptable ID must either complete an ID Confirmation Statement or vote a provisional ballot. This requirement applies to both in person absentee voting before Election Day as well as Election Day voting. In addition to photo ID, acceptable forms of ID now include a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document with the voter’s name and address. For details on acceptable ID’s please visit


Voters who have a valid Virginia driver's license or other DMV ID can now register to vote or update their voter registration directly online at Paper applications are available online at, at all City libraries and post offices, Virginia DMV offices and all Virginia Voter registration offices. See the links under the "Voter Registration" tab for more information.


Click here to view a schedule of elections through November 2027.

Contact Information:

Registrar's Office
City of Richmond
P.O. Box 61037
Richmond, Virginia 23261

Main Office
2134 West Laburnum Avenue
Richmond, Virginia 23227
8 AM–5 PM, M–F, except holidays
9 AM–5 PM the last two Saturdays before all elections

Customer Service Counter
City Hall
Marshall Street side of the first floor lobby
900 East Broad Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219
8 AM–5 PM, M–F, except holidays

See “Voter at the Polls” tab for polling places and satellite voting locations
Phone: (804)646-5950
Fax: (804)646-7848

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