Upcoming Election

General Election

  • Tuesday, November 8, 2022
  • House of Representatives
  • School Board seat - Special Election

 November 8, 2022 General and Special Election

Important Dates

September 23, 2022 - Early Voting Begins for the  2022 November General Election at the Elections office located at 10604 Buckley Hall Rd Mathews, VA 23109

Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration: Monday, October 17, 2022

Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you: Friday, October 28, 2022.
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, November 5, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

See who is on your ballot by viewing the candidate list Candidates & Referendums - Virginia Department of Elections 

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 10/29 8-4 & 11/5 9-5.  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.