Dual Primaries 2017
To vote in either the June 13, 2017, Democratic Party or Republican Party Primaries, you must be a registered voter. You must be a United States citizen, be a resident of Virginia, and be 18 years old by the November General Election of 2017. If you have been convicted of a felony or judged mentally incapacitated and your rights have been restored you may register and vote. The deadline to register to vote or to update your voting information for either the Democratic Party or Republican Party Primaries is Monday, May 22, 2017.
On Tuesday, June 13, 2017, registered Virginia voters will go to the polls and vote in either the Democratic Party Primary or the Republican Party Primary.
The Democratic Party Primary is countywide in all Precincts for the nominations for the Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
Also on the ballot is the House of Delegates 33rd District Primary. This race will only appear in the Frederick County 33rd House of Delegates Precincts which are:
Clear Brook, Neff’s Town, Millbrook, Ash Hollow and Greenwood Precincts.
The Republican Party Primary is countywide in all Precincts for the nomination for the Offices of Governor and Lieutenant Governor.
The polls are open from 6:00 am to 7:00 pm. Any registered voter in Virginia may vote.
All voters must declare to the poll book Officers of Election which of the two Party Primaries – Democratic or Republican - they wish to vote in. Virginia State Election Law 24.2–530 prohibits any voter from voting in more than one Primary on the same day. This declaration must be made before the voter is qualified for their chosen Primary. Virginia State Election Law 24.2–529 does not allow write-ins in Primary elections.
Any one of the following forms of photo identification are acceptable: their valid Virginia driver's license (within 30 days of expiration); their valid United States passport; a Voter Photo Identification card issued by the Virginia Department of Elections; any photo identification card issued by a government agency of the United States, the Commonwealth of Virginia or one of its political subdivisions; any valid student identification card issued by any institution of higher education located in the Commonwealth of Virginia; any valid employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's business; or a valid Student Photo Identification card issued by a public or private school located in Virginia. If you are a registered voter and do not have an acceptable photo ID, you may come to our office and receive a free photo ID.
Absentee voting is now available for registered voters, either by mail or in-person at our office. You must have an acceptable reason to vote by absentee ballot. There are 19 acceptable reasons. The Frederick County Voter Registration Office is located at 107 N. Kent Street, Suite 102, Winchester, VA. Our office is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Our office will also be open on Saturday, June 10, 2017 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm for in person absentee voting. Saturday, June 10, 2017 is the last day for in-person absentee voting. Tuesday, June 6, 2017 is the last day to apply to receive an absentee ballot by mail. The application for a mailed absentee ballot must be in the Voter Registration office by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 in order to be processed.
We will be closed for Friday, May 5, 2017 for the Apple Blossom Festival and Monday, May 29 for the Memorial Day holiday.
Please contact the State Board of Elections at 1-800-552-9745 if you have any questions regarding these candidates.