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

Attention Voters in Easton Precinct: Your polling place has moved to Calvary Revival Church, 5833 Poplar Hall Drive, Norfolk, VA 23502.

We encourage citizens to register to vote, update voter registration information, or request an absentee ballot ONLINE.

There will be a General Election on Tuesday, November 8th for U.S. House of Representatives, City Council and School Board (Wards 1 through 5).  

Please Note: The City of Norfolk is in Congressional District 3.  Candidates for U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District: Elaine G. Luria - D and Jen A. Kiggins - R, will not appear on your ballot.

Sample Ballot - Ward 1

Sample Ballot - Ward 2

Sample Ballot - Ward 3

Sample Ballot - Ward 4

Sample Ballot - Ward 5

  • Qualified Candidate List for City Council & School Board for November 8th
  • Absentee ballots were mailed on Friday, September 23rd to those on the Permanent Absentee List or who had requested a ballot.
  • Early voting for the November 8th election began Friday, September 23rd.  
  • The Norfolk Office of Elections will be open for early voting, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. through Friday, November 4th.  We are located at City Hall, 810 Union Street, Suite 100.  We will also be open on Saturday, October 29th and November 5th from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The last day to vote early in person for the November 8th General Election is Saturday, November 5th at 5:00 p.m.
  • The deadline to register to vote for the November 8th election is October 17th (5:00 p.m. in person and 11:59 p.m. online).  
  • The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail for the November 8th election is Friday, October 28th at 5:00 p.m.  We recommend voters request ballots in advance to allow time for delivery.
  • All polling places will offer drop boxes for absentee ballots to be returned on Election Day.

Voter Satellites for November 8, 2022 General Election

  • In addition to early voting at our office, we will have the following voter satellite offices open for early voting beginning Friday, October 21st:

Berkley Recreation Center - 121 W. Liberty Street

Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch Library - 1425 Norchester Avenue

Lambert's Point Community Center - 1251 W. 42nd Street

Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library - 111 W. Ocean View Avenue

  • The dates and times for early voting at our voter satellite locations are: 
  • Friday, October 21st - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 23rd - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, October 25th - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 26th - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 27th - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, October 28th - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 30th - 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 1st - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 2nd - 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, November 3rd - 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Important Information

  • Effective July 1, 2020 voters may request an absentee ballot without an excuse.  Click here to apply online for an absentee ballot.
  • Effective July 1, 2021 all voters on the Annual Absentee List were converted to the Permanent Absentee List and receive ballots for all future elections (to include Primary Elections if a party preference is indicated).  Voters may opt out of future absentee ballots by completing and submitting the attached notice to the Registrar's office.
  • 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

Redistricting

  • Postcards are being sent from the Virginia Department of Elections to all registered voters by September 30th.  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 will occur in November 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  

Resources

Voting

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