Special Election Called for Town of Stephens City

Due to a Writ of Election filed in the Circuit Court of Frederick County on Wednesday, June 26, 2019, a Special Election will be held for one Town Council seat in the Town of Stephens City, VA on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
A current Town Council member resigned.  This Special Election will be for the unexpired term which expires on December 31, 2020.  Candidates must be a resident of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election, must be a resident of the Town of Stephens City and a registered voter in the Town of Stephens City.  Candidates must file their Candidate Qualification documents with the Director of Elections/General Registrar Rich Venskoske by the deadline of Friday, August 16, 2019 by 5:00 pm in the Voter Registration Office at 107 N. Kent Street, Suite 102, Winchester, VA 22601 in order to be on the ballot.  Please call 540-665-5660 for more information.  

Officers of Election Needed

The Frederick County Voter Registration Department is looking for qualified people to serve as Officers of Election, a paid position, for the 2019 November General Election.  If you are a Registered Voter in Virginia, can work all day on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, can attend mandatory training, can work well with the public and fellow officers of election and setup and operate a computer, you have met all of the requirements to serve the citizens of Frederick County.  Please call the Frederick County Voter Registration Office at 540-665-5660 or email rich.venskoske@fcva.us.

Photo ID Required for Voting - effective July 1, 2014

Voters must present one of the following acceptable forms of identification when voting, effective January 1, 2016.
  • Valid Virginia Driver's License
  • DMV-issued photo identification card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Valid Employee photo identification card
  • Other government-issued photo identification card
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (issuer must be an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
  • Valid student photo identification card from a public or private school (issuer must be an institution located in Virginia)

If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, please contact your local voter registration office for a free ID.

Frederick County Voter Registration Office
107 N. Kent Street, Suite 102
Winchester, VA 22601
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
Phone 540-665-5660
Email fcvotes@co.frederick.va.us.

For more information go to elections.virginia.gov or call 1-800-552-9745.

Electoral Board

The Electoral Board is composed of three appointed members who are responsible for conducting elections in the County, including appointing and training poll workers, choosing polling places, printing ballots, administration of absentee ballots, maintaining financial reports of candidates, ascertaining the results of elections, and organizing election procedures.

Marie F. Straub, Chairman
Craig A. Lambert, Vice-Chairman
Thomas P. Reed, Secretary

Our Pledge to the Citizens of Frederick County

The Frederick County Voter Registrar and Assistant Registrars are entrusted to providing qualified citizens living in Frederick County the opportunity to register to vote in a courteous, professional, and non-partisan manner. We are dedicated to helping each citizen exercise his or her right to vote in an efficient and equitable fashion in accordance with election laws and the Constitution of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia.

About Your Address

Your physical address determines your precinct. DMV transactions do not assure that you are registered to vote.

Please check with us in order to assure that we have your current address. This prevents you from going to the wrong precinct on Election Day.