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Posted on: September 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Important dates to remember for 2021 Election

Hanover County voters can begin casting absentee ballots for the November 2 election beginning Friday, Sept. 17 at 8:30 a.m. Absentee voting stations are located at all polling places as well as at the Wickham Building at Hanover Courthouse. The stations will be open through 7 p.m. on November 2. For more information, contact the Voter Registration and Elections office. Here are the polling locations

In-person Absentee and vote by mail ballots are available now. You may request your vote by mail ballot or visit the Voter Registration and Elections Office in the Wickham Building at Hanover Courthouse from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday – Friday. In addition, there will be special weekend hours at the office on Sunday, October 17, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; on Saturday, October 23, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; and on Saturday, October 30, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, October 30, is the last day to cast an in-person absentee ballot.

Other important dates for this General Election:

Tuesday, October 12 is the deadline to register or make changes to your voter registration in time for the General Election. Please check your voter registration to make sure it is correct.  

Friday, October 22 is the final day you can request an absentee ballot by mail.  Your request must be received by your General Registrar by 5:00 p.m.

Monday, November 1 at 2 p.m. is the cut-off for voting an emergency-only absentee ballot in the Voter Registration and Elections Office.

Tuesday, November 2 Election Day polling locations will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 3 at 1:00 p.m. the Electoral Board will hold the canvass meeting to ascertain the election results and to rule on Provisional ballots cast.

Friday, November 5 at noon the deadline to cure your Absentee Ballot.

Friday, November 5 at 1:00 p.m., the Electoral Board will reconvene.

You can register to vote, update your information and request an Absentee Ballot online at

The Hanover County Voter Registration and Elections Office is located in the Wickham Building, Room 119, of the Hanover County Government Complex. The phone number is (804) 365-6080.

The e-mail address is [email protected]

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