Election Calendar

Commonwealth of Virginia and City of Winchester Election Calendar

November 2, 2021       

November 8, 2022               

(4-year term)
U.S. Representative         
(2-year term)
Lieutenant Governor
(4-year term)
City Council Members
(1 seat in each ward is open)                                                  
House of Delegates
(2-year term)
School Board Member -  At Large
(2 seats open)
(4-year term)
Commonwealth's Attorney        
(4-year term)
School Board Member -  Fourth Ward
Winchester Sheriff
(4-year term)
Commissioner of the Revenue
(4-year term)
(4-year term)
Special Election for the remaining term of the First Ward Council seat vacated by Mr. Wiley  
Democratic Primary:
June 8, 2021
Primary if held: June 14


Elections Overview

  • Virginia has a General Election every year on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.
  • Federal offices are elected in even-numbered years.
  • State and Local Constitutional Officers are elected in odd-numbered years.
  • The City of Winchester Mayor and City Council members and School Board members are elected in even-numbered years for 4-year terms.
  • The Mayor is elected at-large. Three members of the School Board are elected at-large and four members are elected by wards.
  • Council members are elected on a staggered basis with 4 of the 8 members (1 from each ward) elected every 2 years.
  • If primaries are called by the political parties and held, they will be on the THIRD Tuesday in June.