Voting in Chesterfield

  1. Absentee Voting
  2. Curbside Voting
  3. Provisional Voting
  4. Accessible Voting
  5. Voting Equipment

Absentee Voting Deadlines

Absentee voting begins 45 days prior to the election. 

  • Absentee Voting begins Friday, Sept. 18, 2020
  • Last day to vote in-person absentee is Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020
  • Last day to return a voted absentee ballot is Nov. 3, 2020 by 7 PM.

The final day to apply for an absentee ballot

  • By mail - Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 by 5 p.m. 
  • In person - Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020 by 5 p.m.

You can also track your absentee ballot online.

Absentee Voting Criteria

Find out if you are eligible to vote absentee.

For Our Military and Overseas

Visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) for voting assistance for Service members, their families and overseas citizens

Absentee Ballot Application Forms

Ways to Submit Application

You can submit your application in the following ways:

General Registrar
P.O. Box 1690
Chesterfield, VA 23832-1690

  • In Person (either by the applicant or a third party) at:

    Office of the General Registrar
    9848 Lori Road
    Chesterfield, VA 23832

    Monday-Friday
    8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Application Instructions

  • Please be sure to answer every question and sign the application.
  • Return the completed application by 5 p.m. on the 11th day preceding the election.
  • After the Registrar’s Office receives the application and processes it, a ballot will be mailed to the mailing address provided on the application.

Voting the Ballot

  • Upon receiving the ballot, carefully review the Instructions for Voting an Absentee Ballot (PDF).
  • Return the ballot to the office of the General Registrar by 7 p.m. the day of the election by:
    •  Mail (USPS)
    • Commercial Delivery Service (Federal Express, UPS, DHL) 
    • Hand Deliver your own ballot personally (Neither a personal courier service nor another individual may deliver it for you.)

Contact the General Registrar’s Office with any questions by calling 804-748-1471.