Office of Elections

Our Mission

The Office of Elections is responsible for protecting the integrity of the electoral process in the City of Norfolk through maintaining accurate voter records and efficient administration of elections in accordance with state and federal election laws. We are committed to being an information resource for the citizens of Norfolk regarding elected officials, voter registration, and election services.

Elections Information

Elections Toy Drive 2023

Absentee Voting

  • Voters may request an absentee ballot for a single election or be placed on the Permanent Absentee list.  Click here to apply online for an absentee ballot.
  • Voters may opt out of future absentee ballots by submitting the attached notice to the Registrar's office.
  • All polling places will offer drop boxes for absentee ballots to be returned on Election Day.  You may return your voted ballot to your polling place

Important Information

  • Sixteen year old citizens may pre-register to vote online through the Virginia Department of Elections; website here
  • Provisional ballots are legal ballots.  The Norfolk Electoral Board will review all Provisional ballots cast to determine eligibility to count.
  • Check here for the list of upcoming elections
  • Did you receive a postcard requesting to call the Registrar to verify your registration is still active?  Check your voter registration online

Look up your polling place

Moving?....Don't forget to update your voter registration


  • Postcards were sent from the Virginia Department of Elections to all registered voters.  This is to advise of changes due to redistricting from the 2020 Census.
  • The entire City of Norfolk is now in Congressional District 3.
  • Although Virginia Senate and House Districts have changed, your current representative remains.  Elections for Virginia Senate and House of Delegates were held on November 7, 2023 with winners to be sworn in January 2024.
  • Check here to review your precinct and district information.
  • To view updated maps, please visit our Map Gallery  



  • Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day

Restoration of Voting Rights

Voting Guidelines & Resources 

University Information

Military Information

Electoral Board Meeting - December 5, 2023