Elections and Voter Registration

Primary Election scheduled for JUNE 8, 2021 - Official Order to Hold June 8, 2021 Primary


Statewide Risk Limiting Audit of the November 2020 vote tallies for the offices of President and US Senate

The public meeting for the reviewing of ballots for the audit will be held at the Winchester Circuit Court, 5 N. Kent Street, at 10:00 am on Thursday, February 25.   A review board will retrieve ballots and record the Presidential and Senatorial votes on a tally sheet.  Space will be limited due to social distancing constraints.   For more information, contact the Director of Elections at 540-545-7910 or at vote@winchesterva.gov.     


  • The Electoral Board will meet Friday, February 5 at 9:00 am at 107 N. East Lane.  Meeting is open but social distancing constraints will be strictly observed and room barriers will be in place.
  • 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.

  • COVID-19 Precautions and Notices:


(Downloading and printing Absentee Ballot Application is an alternative to online submission at elections.virginia.gov)          


Military & Overseas Voters

100 Day Election Notice

For Vote-By-Mail  Information: Click Absentee Voting Tab.

How can I track my ballot after I send it back?

Click the following to track your ballot: https://tinyurl.com/Track-my-ballot-to-Winchester


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.

Office Hours

Days Hours


8:30 am-4:30 pm              

The two Saturdays preceding any General Election for Absentee Voting                                              

8:30 am-4:30 pm

The Saturday preceding any Primary Election for Absentee Voting

8:30 am-4:30 pm

Director of Elections & Voter Registrar

Elizabeth Martin
107-A N. East Lane 
Winchester, VA 22601
(540) 545-7910
Fax (540) 545-7925

Electoral Board Members

  • Geoff Lukens, Chairman
  • Jody Elson, Secretary
  • Tamar Tufts, Vice Chairman

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