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Posted on: September 14, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Important dates to remember for this year's General Elections

The Hanover County Voter Registration and Elections Office is committed to helping all eligible registered voters maintain the ability to cast a ballot in the upcoming November 8, 2022 General Election. 

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, the Office will be open on Sunday, September 25th from 11 a.m.-3p.m.; Saturday, October 29th from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.; and Saturday, November 5th from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. to cast an In-person absentee ballot.  Curbside voting is available during early voting hours.

Saturday, November 5th is the last day to vote an In-person absentee ballot.

Monday, October 17th 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 28th 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 7th at 2 p.m. is the cut-off for voting an emergency-only absentee ballot in the Voter Registration and Elections Office.

Tuesday, November 8th is Election Day. Polling locations will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.

On Wednesday, November 9th 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. Monday, November 14th at 12:00 p.m. (noon) the deadline to cure your Absentee Ballot.

The Electoral Board will reconvene on Monday, November 14th at 1:00 p.m.

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



Your ballots can be dropped off beginning Friday, September 23rd through Tuesday, November 8th until 7:00 p.m. These ballot drop off stations are located at the Wickham building of the Hanover County Government Complex and on Election Day in all polling locations.


The Hanover County Voter Registration and Elections Office is 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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