The Deadline to Register to Vote in the November 5, 2019 General and Special Election is Tuesday, October 15, 2019 

The Frederick County Voter Registration Office will be open for new registrations, or changes to current registrations, Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm.  Citizens with a DMV license or Identification Card may also go to www.elections.virginia.gov to register or update their registrations if they have recently moved or had a name change.  Citizens may also download, complete and mail the voter registration application, postmarked no later than Tuesday, October 15, 2019.     

The Office will also be open from Monday through Friday, 8:30 am until 5:00 pm for in-person absentee voting, starting September 20, 2019.  The Voter Registration Office will also be open Saturday, October 26, 2019 and Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, both days for in-person absentee voting.

The last day to vote an in-person absentee ballot is Saturday, November 2, 2019.

Our Office will be closed on Monday, October 14, 2019 for the Columbus Day holiday.

The absentee ballot application deadline to receive an absentee ballot by mail is Tuesday, October 29, 2019 by 5:00 pm.  The absentee ballot application must be in the Registrar’s office by 5:00 pm to be processed. 

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.