Election Information

Voter Registration & Elections Office: (540) 473-8235

 

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Getting Ready for the 2015 Elections


In November 2016, elections will be held for

  • President and Vice President
  • U.S. Representative
  • Town of Fincastle - 3 Council Members
  • Town of Troutville - Mayor and 3 Council Members
  • Town of Buchanan - Mayor and 6 Council Members

 

The Botetourt County Voter Guide lists names and contact information
of current office holders.

     

Official Election Notice, County of Botetourt  (will be posted at a later date)


Sample Ballots

March 1, 2016 Primary

Democratic Primary Sample Ballot

Republican Primary Sample Ballot

 

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Election Calendar

March 1 , 2016 Primary Election Calendar

Calendar

PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION – March 1, 2016

Thurs., Jan. 14, 2016

In-person Absentee Voting Monday through Friday at the Registrar’s Office.

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Thurs., Feb. 4, 2016

Training for EPB attendants

6:30 PM at Fincastle Library

Mon., Feb. 8, 2016

Last day to register to vote in the March 1, 2016 Presidential Primary Election.

5:00 PM

Wed., Feb. 10, 2016

Training for Ballot Station attendants

6:30 PM at Fincastle Library

Tues., Feb. 16, 2016

Training for VSA/Scanner attendants

6:30 PM at Fincastle Library

Wed., Feb. 17, 2016

Training for Chief/Assistant Chief

6:30 PM at Fincastle Library

Tues., Feb. 23, 2016

Deadline for Registrar to receive Absentee Ballot applications for a voter to receive a ballot by mail.

4:30 PM

Fri., Feb. 26, 2016

Training for ALL Precinct Election Officers

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Fincastle Baptist Church

Sat., Feb. 27, 2016 Registrar’s Office open for in-person Absentee Voting.
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Tues., March 1, 2016 

Presidential Primary Election

Polls Open:

6:00 AM – 7:00 PM

 

November 8, 2016 General Election Calendar

Calendar

GENERAL ELECTION – NOVEMBER 8, 2016

Fri., Sept. 23, 2016

In-person Absentee Voting Monday through Friday at the Registrar’s Office.

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Mon., Oct. 17, 2016

Last day to register to vote in the November 8, 2016 General Election.

5:00 PM

Sat., Oct. 29, 2016

Registrar’s Office open for in-person Absentee Voting.

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Tues., Nov. 1, 2016

Last day to receive Absentee Ballot applications to receive a ballot by mail.

4:30 PM

Thurs., Nov. 3, 2016

Training for ALL Precinct Election Officers

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM at Fincastle Baptist Church

Sat., Nov. 5, 2016

Last day for Registrar’s Office open for in-person Absentee Voting.

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

Tues.,  Nov. 8, 2016

  • Electors for President and Vice President
  • U.S. Representative
  • Town of Fincastle: 3 Council Members
  • Town of Troutville: Mayor and 3 Council Members
  • Town of Buchanan: Mayor and 6 Council Members

 

Polls Open:

6:00 AM – 7:00 PM

 

Also see 2016-2017 Calendar for upcoming elections.

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Upcoming Elections

see 2016-2017 Calendar for this year's election dates

MULTI-YEAR ELECTION CALENDAR

This calendar shows offices and elections to be held in calendar years 2016-2017.

PRIMARY ELECTIONS

Democratic and/or Republican Party Primary Elections:
to determine candidates for the General Election. If both parties hold primaries, they will be on the same day.

GENERAL ELECTION

General Election:

to elect candidates for offices on the November balllot.

CANDIDATES

Candidate Lists for State and Local Elections

ISSUES

 

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Work at the Polls

Please visit the Work at the Polls webpage for more information.

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Election Results

ELECTION RESULTS

Election Results and Voter Turnout

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