The League of Women Voters of the Fredericksburg Area provides this directory of Fredericksburg area public officials and government offices as a resource to our local community.  It comprises information about Fredericksburg City, Stafford County, Spotsylvania County, King George County, and Caroline County voting information and governments, as well as information about state and national elected officials for our area.

Voting Information 2023

Statewide Election Dates

Virginia Statewide Primary

June 20, 2023, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Virginia General Election

November 7, 2023, 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.

For more information, contact your registrar, visit the LWVFRA Voter Guide for your locality, or visit Vote411.org.

General Voting Information

Virginia Department of Elections (ELECT)

Voters can find the most current and complete source of information about elections and voting in Virginia on the Virginia Department of Elections website, elections.virginia.gov.

Register to Vote

You are eligible to register to vote in Virginia if you are:

  • a citizen of the United States; and
  • a resident of Virginia; and
  • at least 18 years of age on or before the next November General Election day; and
  • not registered or planning to register in another state; and
  • have had your voting rights restored if convicted of a felony or judged mentally incapacitated.

Online: You may register to vote online if you have a valid Virginia driver’s license or print an application at elections.virginia.gov. Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean options are available to print.

In-Person: Register at your local registrar’s office or DMV. Voter registration is accepted year-round.

How & Where to Vote

In Virginia, there are three options for casting your ballot:
In-Person Voting on Election Day

  • Find your polling place at elections.virginia.gov.
  • Polling places are open from 6:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.; you can vote if you are in line by 7:00 p.m.
  • You must show an ID. Find acceptable forms of identification at elections.virginia.gov.
  • Accessible equipment or curbside voting is available upon request.

Early Voting In-Person

  • In Virginia, you do not need a reason to vote early.
  • Vote early at your registrar’s office or satellite voting location from Sept. 23 – Nov. 5, 2022.
  • Accessible equipment or curbside voting is available upon request.

Absentee voting by mail is a two-step process:

1. Request an absentee ballot:

2. Return completed ballot:

  • Mail:* Ballot must be postmarked on or by Election Day; no postage required.
  • Return: Deliver ballot to registrar’s office, official ballot drop box, or your precinct’s polling place by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

*When completing your absentee ballot, it is very important to carefully read and follow the ballot instructions; sign and return it quickly to give the U.S. Post Office time to deliver. Questions? Contact your registrar’s office for accurate information.