Office of Elections
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.
- We encourage citizens to register to vote, update voter registration information, or request an absentee ballot ONLINE.
- 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.
- 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.
- Did you receive a postcard requesting to call the Registrar to verify your registration is still active? Check your voter registration online
- 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
- Check for Restoration of Voting Rights. If you have questions about rights restoration contact the Secretary of the Commonwealth’s Office at 804-692-0104
Voting Guidelines & Resources
- Election Information
- Receive a notice from the Voter Participation Center (VPC) or Center for Voter Information (CVI) indicating you are not registered to vote
- Access to Online Third-Party Voter Registration Training (Revised April 21, 2023)
- Guidelines for Conducting Voter Registration Drives
- Guidelines for Authorized Observers