Upcoming Election

General Election

  • Tuesday, November 2, 2021
  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • House Of Delegates
  • Supervisor
  • School Board

 November 2, 2021 General and Special Election Sample Ballot - Click here

Important Dates

September 17, 2021 - Early Voting Begins for the  2021 November General Election

Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you: Friday, October 22, 2021.
Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m. 

Last day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar's office: Saturday, October 30, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Ballot Drop-Off Locations

The Mathews County Voter Registration and Elections Office will serve as a drop-off location for upcoming Elections.  Voters may drop ballots at the voter window or voting room during normal office hours M-F 8-4 and 10/23 & 10/30 8-4.  In addition, there will be drop-off locations inside the precincts on Election Day from 6am - 7pm.  

In-Person Voting

Before visiting your local registrar’s office, check your registration status or call your registrar’s office.   If you are not already registered, you will have to wait five days after registration before you can be issued an absentee ballot (exception for military and overseas voters only).

If you have a Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles license or ID card, you can register online using our Online Absentee Ballot (OAB) application.

  • Within 45 days prior to the election in which you wish to vote, visit your local registrar’s office to vote absentee in-person.
  • You will be allowed to vote absentee in-person using a voting machine in the registrar’s office. Accessible equipment and/or curbside voting is available upon request.