Voter Registrar

NOTICE REGARDING MAIL/ABSENTEE BALLOTS

To all Virginians voting by mail/absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020 elections:     If you believe you may not safely have a witness present while completing the absentee ballot for the November 3, 2020 Election, you are not required to have a witness present or have a witness sign your ballot envelope. Your ballot will not be rejected due to a missing witness signature. These instructions override any instructions on your ballot envelopes regarding witness signatures.

Mission Statement


The mission of the Voter Registrar’s Office is to:
  • Provide equal opportunity for all qualified citizens of Rockingham County to register to vote
  • Maintain accurate voter records used in elections
  • Conduct all elections at the highest level of professional standards, ensuring public confidence in the integrity of the results
  • Be an information resource for citizens regarding voter registration, absentee voting, elections, and elected officials



IN PERSON ABSENTEE VOTING 
In person (no excuse) absentee voting begins for Rockingham County voters: September 18 – October 31
in the Board of Supervisors meeting room located at 20 East Gay Street, Harrisonburg 22802.

Weekday (Monday-Friday) hours:  8 AM – 5 PM

Saturday, October 24 and Saturday, October 31: 8 AM – 4 PM

No appointment needed – only a valid ID


Absentee Voting due to COVID-19

In light of the COVID-19 national health crisis, the Virginia State Department of Elections has made Absentee Voting by mail available to those who wish to practice social distancing. Click on the link below to apply for an Absentee Ballot by mail. Instructions for completing this process online have also been provided.

Apply To Vote By Mail
Instructions for completing the online application

NOVEMBER 3, 2020 - Absent Uniformed-Service And Overseas Citizens Eligible To Use The Federal Write-In Absentee Ballot