Registering to Vote
- Government Center, Administrative Annex, Room 105, 4301 E. Parham Road (Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM)
- Eastern Government Center, 3820 Nine Mile Road (Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
- All Branches of the Department of Motor Vehicles (regular hours of operations)
- All Branches of the Virginia Public Assistance Agencies (regular hours of operations)
For More Information Call: Henrico County Voter Registration and Elections Office – (804) 501-4347
To locate your polling place, go to the State Board of Elections’ website.
Voter ID – On July 1, 2014, a law requiring photo identification will go into effect. Please check the State Board of Elections website for a list of acceptable IDs
For more information, please see the Voter ID Requirement document.
Requirements of a registered voter in Virginia:
- A citizen of the United States
- 18 years of age by the next general election
- A resident of the precinct in which you vote
- If you have ever been convicted of a felony, you must have had your voting rights restored (see Restoration of Voter Rights)
- If you have been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court and your civil rights have been removed, your capacity must have been restored.
Voter’s Bill of Rights
As a voter, you have certain rights. You can review the Voter’s Bill of Rights here.
You have the following rights:
- To vote a Provisional Ballot, if your status as a qualified voter is in question or if you do not have an acceptable id
- To vote if you arrive at the poll by 7:00 p.m. (even if there is a line)
- To vote if you registered at your current address by October 15, 2012
- To receive help from an election official if you are unsure about anything relating to the voting process
- To be given a demonstration of the voting machine
- If you think you voted incorrectly, to have your vote voided BEFORE IT IS CAST, and to be given another opportunity to vote
- To have a ballot brought to your vehicle if you are 65 or older or disabled
- To have an election official or other person assist you in voting if you are disabled, or unable to read or write.
IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY DIFFICULTIES VOTING, PLEASE CALL THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF VIRGINIA’S ELECTION HOTLINE: (800) 322-1144.
You cannot be denied the right to vote if you are eligible to vote.
In Virginia, there is an election – local, state, or federal – every year. Keep up with the important events by visiting the Virginia State Board of Elections.
What Is A Caucus
Ever wondered exactly what the difference between an assembled and an unassembled caucus is? To find out, check out the HCDC produced video What Is A Caucus.