The Electoral Board will meet to canvass the results of the June 21, 2022 Republican Party Primary Election on Wednesday, June 22 at 1:00 PM at 107 N. East Lane. Meetings are open to the public.
A Republican Party Primary Election scheduled for JUNE 21, 2022 - Official Order to Hold June 21, 2022 Primary
Click HERE for a Sample Ballot for the June 21, 2022 Republican Party Primary Election.
|Friday, May 6||Absentee Voting begins: Mailing of absentee ballots and in-person absentee voting.|
|Tuesday, May 31||Last day to register to vote in order to vote in the June 21 Republican Primary Election|
|Friday, June 10, by 5 pm||Last day to request (via online, fax, or mail) an absentee ballot issued to you by mail|
|Saturday, June 11||Office of Elections has Saturday hours for In-Person Absentee Voting, 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Saturday, June 18||Office of Elections has Saturday hours, 8:30 - 5 pm, for In-Person Absentee Voting. Last day to vote absentee in-person.|
|Tuesday, June 21||ELECTION DAY. Polls are open 6 am-7 pm. Absentee Ballots returned by mail must be POSTMARKED.|
|Friday, June 24, 12 Noon||Absentee Ballots postmarked on/by June 8 must be received in order to be counted|
|Completed absentee ballots may be returned by mail or dropped at Winchester City’s only drop-box at the Office of Elections, 107 N. East Lane, Winchester. Absentee ballots may also be dropped at your Winchester City polling place on Election Day before 7 pm. Note that your completed ballot must be placed into Envelope B, signed, and sealed. It is HIGHLY recommended that it then be placed into the stamped return envelope pre-addressed to the Office of Elections, City of Winchester, 107 N. East Lane, Winchester, VA.|
Statewide, district lines were redrawn by the Virginia Supreme Court this past winter. This always follows the decennial census.
Voter Registration Notices are being mailed to all registered voters (over 18,000) in Winchester, due to Redistricting. Some voters (not most) will notice a change in their polling place, or where they vote on Election Day. All notices will be mailed prior to June 1. This is one of many steps in maintaining the accuracy of voter registration records in Winchester. For more information, contact the Office of Elections & Voter Registration at 540-545-7910 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
There is a June 21 Republican Party Primary for the 6th District House of Representatives and the redistricting updates will be in effect for this election.
To view maps of the new Congressional, Virginia Senate, and House of Delegates districts that now contain the city of Winchester, click the following links:
What's on the ballot this November, 2022?
- U. S. Representative (2-year term)
- Winchester City Council Members: One seat in each ward is open; First Ward, Second Ward, Third Ward, & Fourth Ward.
- Winchester School Board: At-Large – 2 seats are open; Fourth Ward– one seat is open.
For additional election schedule information, click on the Election Calendar tab to the right.
- Call 540-545-7910 for more information.
As of July 1, 2020, identification presented when voting no longer needs to be a photo ID, but does need to be an acceptable ID. Click here for a list of acceptable IDs.
Click here for the Virginia Department of Elections web page on Absentee Voting and to apply for an Absentee Ballot ONLINE; OR to PRINT YOUR OWN Vote-By-Mail / Absentee Application, click HERE.
Print the form, complete it, and mail it to Office of Elections, 107 N East Lane, Winchester, VA 22601. Voters now have the option of joining the permanent absentee list in order to receive Vote-By-Mail (absentee) ballots for future elections. (Downloading and printing Absentee Ballot Application is an alternative to online submission at elections.virginia.gov)
For additional information, click Absentee Voting Tab.
How can I track my ballot after I send it back?
Visit this website: https://v2.ballotscout.org/winchester-city/search
Military & Overseas Voters
Check Your Voter Registration
Check your voter registration status and submit changes at www.vote.virginia.gov.
Office of Elections and Voter Registration
The Elections and Voter Registrar's office is committed to providing qualified citizens living in the City of Winchester the opportunity to register to vote in a professional, courteous, and non-partisan manner. We are dedicated to helping each citizen exercise his or her right to vote in an efficient and equitable fashion in accordance with election laws and the Constitution of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia.
8:30 am-4:30 pm
For In-Person Absentee Voting, the Saturday immediately preceding any election
8:30 am-5:00 pm
|For In-Person Absentee Voting, the second Saturday preceding any election||8:30 am-4:30 pm|
Director of Elections & Voter Registrar
107-A N. East Lane
Winchester, VA 22601
Fax (540) 545-7925
Electoral Board Members
- Geoff Lukens, Chairman
- Jody Elson, Secretary
- Tamar Tufts, Vice Chairman