Office of Elections and Voter Registration

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General Registrar Penny Limburg hands a citizen a voter registration form through the window inside City Hall.

Need to register to vote or update your registration? Download and print out a Virginia Voter Registration Application or apply online via the citizen's portal at elections.virginia.gov. You may also obtain an application at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, the DMV, and other Virginia state agencies.

About Us


The Bristol Virginia Office of Elections and Voter Registration is committed to informing, educating, and encouraging citizens to register and to vote in local, state, and national elections. Learn more.

2021 Elections


​June 8, 2021 Primary

Offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General


​November 2, 2021 General Election

Offices of the Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General and Constitutional Offices of the Commonwealth's Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue and Treasurer


April 23: 

Start of early voting at the elections office at City Hall and absentee voting by mail.  Vote inside at the elections office or via the drive-thru window located on the Scott Street side of the building

May 17: 

Deadline to register to vote for primary


May 28: 

Deadline to submit application to receive an absentee ballot by mail.

May 31:  Closed for Memorial Day Holiday

May 29 & June 5: 

Saturday early voting at elections office at City Hall from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

June 5:

 Deadline to vote early in person by 5:00pm at City Hall.

June 8:

 Election Day. Polls are open from 6:00am until 7:00pm.

June 8: 

Deadline to postmark or hand-deliver absentee ballots to City Hall by 7:00pm.

Ballot drop boxes will be available during normal business hours at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration.  A drop slot is available at the drive-thru window for after hours.

See full calendar.
June 8, 2021 Democratic Primary001

Notices:


ABSENT UNIFORMED-SERVICE AND OVERSEAS CITIZEN VOTERS:
100 Day Notice for Primary Election to be held June 8, 2021.

FIRST-TIME VOTING IN BRISTOL CITY:
In state and local elections, if you registered by mail and this is your first time voting in Bristol City, you are required to vote in person unless you meet one of the following conditions listed on the Department of Elections website.

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Bristol Virginia Office of Elections and Voter Registration

City Hall, 300 Lee Street, Bristol, VA 24201 • Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Visit us inside City Hall or at our drive-thru (located on the Scott Street side of the building)
Phone: 276-645-7318 • Fax: 276-645-7331 • Email: vote@bristolva.org • Facebook • Twitter