Voter Registrar

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The Franklin County Voter Registrar’s office is an agency of the Department of Elections (ELECT).

The Department of Elections was created in 1946 as a bipartisan agency responsible for ensuring uniformity, fairness, accuracy, and purity in all elections in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The agency promotes the proper administration of election laws, campaign finance disclosure compliance, and voter registration processes in Virginia by promulgating rules, regulations, issuing instructions, and providing information to local electoral boards and general registrars. In addition, the agency maintains a centralized database of state-wide voter registration and election-related data.

Early Voting Public Notice

09-18-2020 - In-Person, No Excuse Absentee Voting will be available for the November 3, 2020, General and Special Elections:  Public Notice of In-Person Voting (PDF) in Franklin County, Virginia.

Election Law Referenda - Amendments (Virginia Department of Elections Website)

Sample Ballot for November 3, 2020 Election (PDF)

November 3, 2020 Important Election Dates

  • Friday, September 18, 2020 –
    No Excuse In-Person Absentee Voting and Vote by Mail Absentee starts.
  • Monday, October 12, 2020 -
    This office will be closed in observance of the holiday.
  • Tuesday, October 13, 2020 -
    Last day to register to vote for November 3, 2020 General and Special Election.
  • Friday, October 23, 2020 –
    Last day to request an Absentee Ballot Application by mail.
  • Saturday, October 24, 2020 –
    Office open for No Excuse In-Person Absentee voting 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
  • Saturday, October 31, 2020 -
    Office is open for No Excuse In-person Absentee Voting 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Deadline is 5:00 pm.
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2020 -
    Election Day

Virginia Department of Elections' Statement Concerning Third Party Mailings

RICHMOND, VA – 08-06-2020 The Center for Voter Information recently mailed absentee ballot applications to Virginia residents. The Virginia Department of Elections has no affiliation with this group nor coordinates with any third party groups on campaign efforts.  Please read Election Media Advisory (PDF) for further information.

Electoral Board Meeting Date 

OF THE NOVEMBER 3, 2020, ELECTION Pursuant to Va. Code §§ 24.2-669 and -671.1
February 24th, 2021 at 10:00 a.m.
Franklin County Clerk of Circuit Court Office
Following the Audit Meeting
Closed Session Code of Virginia §2.2-3705.1

Election Schedule

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