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Win Sowder, Voter Registrar
Tina Reitzel, Assistant Registrar
Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette Street
P.O. Box 3538; Williamsburg, Virginia 23187-3538
(757) 220-6157
(757) 220-6158 FAX
Office hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays (except holidays)

Electoral Board Members
Pamela Legere, Chair
Catherine Allport, Vice Chairman
Tom Mainor, Secretary

Mission Statement: The Office of the Electoral Board and General Registrar is committed to providing each citizen of the City of Williamsburg with the opportunity to exercise his or her right to vote in an efficient and equitable manner in accordance with the Constitutions of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Code of Virginia. 


  • The Constitution of Virginia requires that you be registered in the precinct in which you live in order to be qualified to vote. To be eligible to vote in the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election you must be 18 years of age on or before
    November 8, 2016 and registered to vote. The last day in which a person may register to vote or make changes to their registration is Monday, October 17, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

  • Final day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, November 1, 2016 and in person Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. Registrants who will not be in the City on Election Day due to illness, business or vacation may apply for an absentee ballot application in writing at the address below. In person absentee voting will be available during our regular office hours and on Saturday, October 29, 2016 and Saturday November 5, 2016 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m

  • Remember: Monday, October 17, 2016 is the last day to register to vote in the November 8, 2016 Presidential Election. Polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.

  • OFFICIAL ELECTION NOTICE:  information on military and overseas voters.

  • Virginia Department of Elections Information - CHECK YOUR REGISTRATION, Voter Information, Absentee Voting, Results

  • Information regarding  REQUIRED PHOTO ID to vote after July 2014If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, contact the Williamsburg voter registration office at 401 Lafayette Street for a free id.

  • November 2016 Sample Ballot

  • November 2016 Election Press Release

  • November Electoral Board Canvass



 October 17, 2016   

 Last day to register to vote or make changes to your registration

 October 29, 2016

 In person absentee voting at the Voter Registrar's Office

 November 1, 2016

 Final day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail

 November 5, 2016

 Final day to apply for an absentee ballot in person

 November 5, 2016

 In person absentee voting at the Voter Registrar's Office

 November 8, 2016



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