Voter Registration & Elections

The Albemarle County Registrar's Office is located
at the 5th Street County Office Building, in the Human Services wing

1600 5th Street - Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone : 434-972-4173
Fax:  434-972-4178

The Department of Voter Registration and Elections is responsible for registering qualified citizens to vote and for maintaining accurate records for each voter. In conjuction with the Electoral Board we administer federal, state, and local elections. Our goals are to offer all eligible voters in the county an opportunity to register to vote, to provide the best customer service to our voters, to educate voters on election issues, and to facilitate the administration of fair and impartial elections. 


Did you get a letter from the Center for Voter Information?
They are an organization that is not affiliated with Albemarle County Elections or the Virginia Department of Elections. 
August 6 2020 advisory about the mailing 

New Voting Laws in Effect for November 3 2020 Presidential Election

Voter ID

"Early Voting" (also known as "No Excuse Absentee") 

Apply online for a Mailed Ballot*
*form will ask for your SSN and Virginia Drivers License number for security purposes to confirm voter identity

Use a Paper Form to Apply for a Mailed Ballot

Look up your local election's office contact information here 

Do you need to:

Check your voter registration status or polling location?
Register to vote?
Change your registration address?
Request an absentee ballot?

If you answered yes to any of those questions,

Check out the Department of Elections website

Click Here for Registration information and deadlines.

Click Here for Absentee information and deadlines

Click Here for directions to the 5th Street County Office Building


Contact the Department
Voter Registration and Elections
Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Mailing Address:
PMB 160
435 Merchant Walk Square, Suite 300
Charlottesville, VA 22902
FAX: 434-972-4178
Email the Department