Presidential Primary Election
January 19th- Early Voting Begins for the 2024 Presidential Primary Election at the Elections office located at 10604 Buckley Hall Rd Mathews, VA 23109
Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration: February 12, 2024
Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you: February 23, 2024.
Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m.
The Elections office will be open Saturday, February 24, 2024 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Last day of in-person absentee voting at your local registrar's office: Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 9:00 - 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 2/24 8-4 & 3/4 9-5. In addition, there will be drop-off locations inside the precincts on Election Day from 6am - 7pm.
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.