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Town of Ashland Election May 5th NOW May 19th

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For ONLY Town Voters - COVID-19

The Hanover County Voter Registration and Elections Office is concerned about reducing the need for vulnerable citizens to be out in public during this unusual health situation. To this end, all Town of Ashland voters are strongly encouraged to request an absentee ballot by mail and “Vote at Home.”

Absentee applications can be completed at www.elections.virginia.gov or request an application by calling our office. To complete the process online, the voter must provide their DMV ID (driver’s license) AND social security number. To begin: select “Casting a Ballot” from the top menu. Provide the information to log in. On the next page, select “I want to apply for absentee voting.” Follow the prompts. The voter will be asked to select from a list of reasons for requesting a ballot. For example, if the voter is ill or avoiding illness, they will select, “My disability or illness.” If the voter chooses to download and use a paper form, the same reason is code 2A. A paper form must be signed and mailed to:
P.O. Box 419
Hanover VA 23069
or emailed to hanovervoting@hanovercounty.gov

PLEASE NOTE: Ballots are mailed within one business day after receipt of a completed application. The final day to apply for a ballot by mail is Tuesday, April 28 NOW May 12th. Current postal standards are 3-5 days for mail delivery. Ballots can be hand delivered to the Office of Elections but only by the voter and with photo ID. Ballots must be received by 7 p.m. on May 5 NOW May 19th. The Office of Elections encourages voters not to wait until the last minute.

May 5, 2020 Absentee Uniformed-Service & Overseas Citizens eligible to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)

Absentee voting starts Friday, March 20, 2020

Town of Ashland voters will cast a ballot for 3 seats on the Ashland Town Council. The Virginia Department of Elections encourages voters to protect their health during COVID-19 outbreak. Voting absentee in the coming May and June elections is strongly encouraged. Voters may choose reason "2A My disability or illness" for absentee voting in the May and June 2020 elections due to COVID-19. Town citizens who wish to vote absentee must be registered to vote. Town citizens can register to vote online or by submitting a completed voter registration application to our voter registration office. The last day to register or update your personal information to vote in the Town of Ashland election is Tuesday, April 14, 2020.  Registrations must be received or postmarked by this date.
In-person absentee voting will begin on Friday, March 20, 2020 and will continue until Saturday, May 2, 2020 NOW May 16th.  Our office hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 5 PM and on Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 PM Tuesday, April 28, 2020 NOW May 12th. Apply as early as possible to avoid delays in mail delivery.
Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received in this office by 7 PM on Election Day May 5, 2020 NOW May 19th. Ashland voters can request an absentee ballot online at vote.virginia.gov.
Virginia law requires voters to present an acceptable photo ID when voting in-person. For a list of acceptable forms of photo identification or to find out how to obtain a free Virginia Voter Photo ID Card, please visit vote.virginia.gov. Voters can also find information about the upcoming election and check their registration status on the site. Please contact us at 804-365-6080 for more information.


Dual Party June 9th NOW June 23, 2020 Primary

Sample Ballot:

Republican Party Primary and Democratic Party Primary

Vote By Mail

Absentee applications can be completed at www.elections.virginia.gov or request an application by calling our office. To complete the process online, the voter must provide their DMV ID (driver’s license) AND social security number. To begin: select “Casting a Ballot” from the top menu. Provide the information to log in. On the next page, select “I want to apply for absentee voting.” Follow the prompts. The voter will be asked to select from a list of reasons for requesting a ballot. For example, if the voter is ill or avoiding illness, they will select, “My disability or illness.” If the voter chooses to download and use a paper form, the same reason is code 2A. A paper form must be signed and mailed to:
P.O. Box 419
Hanover VA 23069
or emailed to hanovervoting@hanovercounty.gov

June 9, 2020 Absentee Uniformed-Service & Overseas Citizens eligible to use the Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot (FWAB)

Absentee Voting starts Friday, April 24, 2020 NOW May 8th

Virginia voters will choose in which party’s primary they would like to cast a ballot. The Virginia Department of Elections encourages voters to protect their health during COVID-19 outbreak. Voting absentee in the coming May and June elections is strongly encouraged. Voters may choose reason "2A My disability or illness" for absentee voting in the May and June 2020 elections due to COVID-19. Citizens can register to vote online or by submitting a completed voter registration application to our voter registration office.
The last day to register or update your personal information to vote in the Dual Party Primary is Monday, May 18, 2020 NOW Tuesday, May 26th.  Registrations must be received or postmarked by this date.
In-person absentee voting will begin on Friday, April 24, 2020 NOW May 8th and will continue until Saturday, June 6, 2020 NOW June 20th.  Our office hours: Monday through Friday 8:30 AM – 5 PM and on Saturday 8 AM – 4 PM.
The deadline to request an absentee ballot by mail is 5 PM Tuesday, June 2, 2020 NOW June 16th. Apply as early as possible to avoid delays in mail delivery.
Absentee ballots returned by mail must be received in this office by 7 PM on Election Day June 9, 2020 NOW Tuesday, June 23rd. Voters can request an absentee ballot online at www.elections.virginia.gov
Virginia law requires voters to present an acceptable photo ID when voting in-person. For a list of acceptable forms of photo identification or to find out how to obtain a free Virginia Voter Photo ID Card, please visit vote.virginia.gov. Voters can also find information about the upcoming election and check their registration status on the site. Please contact us at 804-365-6080 for more information. 

The Electoral Board will hold the canvass meeting on Wednesday, June 24th at 1pm in the Wickham building room 102 at the County complex.


Officers of Elections Wanted!

Be a part of making history!  Citizens serving as an Officer of Elections will receive training and compensation.  To learn more about becoming an Officer of Elections contact our office at (804) 365-6080.


Important Dates

Election and voting related dates and deadlines are posted on the county calendar as important dates. You can find all the information you need there. If you cannot find what you are looking for please call 804-365-6080.


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Elections are held every November. Find election schedules on the Virginia Department of Elections website.

Time-sensitive election and voting related information is posted on the county’s news/public notice section of the website. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please call 804-365-6080.


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