For more information on Voter Registration, Upcoming Elections, Election Results or if you have questions about the electoral process, see the Virginia State Board of Elections web site.
Juanita Quillen, Chairman
Alberta Mitchell, Vice-Chairman
Eula Hughes, Secretary
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Early Voting in Virginia
Wise County voters will have new options for voting ahead of the November 3rd, 2020 Presidential Election. Virginia will now be offering three distinct ways in which all eligible voters can choose to vote.
Early Voting in Person
Any qualified registered Wise County voter can now vote early in the General Registrar’s Office. Early Voting begins on Friday, September 18th, and will end on Saturday, October 31st. The Wise County General Registrar’s Office will be open Monday – Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. to accommodate any voters who wish to vote early. Additionally, the General Registrar’s office will be open on Saturday, October 24th, and Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for Early Voting.
New legislation passed during this year’s General Assembly session also allowed for the creation of additional Early Voting locations. Wise County voters will also be able to vote early at the Big Stone Gap Town Hall beginning on October 12th through October 31st during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Big Stone Gap Town Hall will also be open on Saturday, October 24th and Saturday, October 31st from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for Early Voting.
Saturday, October 31st is the last day to vote early.
Absentee Voting by Mail
Beginning on July 1st, 2020 any registered voter may submit an application to receive an absentee ballot through the mail. We will begin mailing ballots September 18th, 2020. To request an Absentee Ballot by Mail apply online at https://vote.elections.virginia.gov, you may also contact the General Registrar’s Office to request an application.
October 23rd is the last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail.
Election Day Voting
In-Person voting will continue to available at all regular polling locations in Wise County on November 3rd, 2020. Precincts will open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. If you are in line at 7:00 p.m., you will be able to vote. Do not get out of line if you are in line to vote at 7:00 p.m.
To find out where you vote on Election Day you visit http://vote.elections.virginia.gov or contact the General Registrar’s Office.
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