November 2, 2021 Election Information

On November 2, 2021, York County voters will be choosing a Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and a member of the Virginia House of Delegates. Voters in Election District 4 (those who vote at Grafton-Bethel Elementary, Dare Elementary, and Grafton School Complex) will also be choosing a member of the York County Board of Supervisors. A sample ballot for your precinct is available below.

On Election Day, November 2, all regular York County polling places will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. If you are in line at 7 p.m., you are still able to vote. Do not get out of line if you are in line at 7 p.m. 

If you want to vote early, in person, or absentee, by-mail, please read below under "Absentee Voting" for additional information.

Voter Registration
The Constitution of Virginia requires that voters be registered in the precinct in which they live in order to be qualified to vote. The deadline to register to vote in the election, or to update one’s registration information in time for the election, is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

Qualified residents who will be at least 18 years of age on or before November 2, 2021, may register and vote. Voters who are members of the uniformed services or who are overseas may visit the website of the Department of Elections for information on how to ensure they are able to vote in this election.

 There are three ways citizens can register or update their voter registration information:

  1. Citizens can register to vote and check their voter registration information online
  2. A copy of the voter registration form is also available online and can be printed off, completed, signed, and then mailed or hand delivered to the Registrar’s Office.
  3. Citizens may come to one of the following sites and register in person:

Voter Registrar’s Office:

  1. Washington Square, 5322 Geo. Wash. Mem. Hwy, Yorktown -- Monday-Friday -- 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
  2. Victory Village, 6614 Mooretown Rd., Ste. A, Williamsburg -- Tuesday, 8:30-5:00 (as of September 17, Monday-Friday -- 8:30 AM-5:00 PM)
Other locations may be available, but whether they will be open to the public is unknown at this point because of the pandemic. Please call the Registrar’s Office for information about additional locations and times for in-person voter registration on Tuesday, October 12.

Your Voter Registration Information
You are able to look up your voter registration information online. Once you provide the requested information, you will be told which districts you live in, where your polling place is, and your voting history.

Sample Ballots for the November 2, 2021, General and Special Elections
There are three different House of Delegates districts in York County, so the ballot that voters receives depends on the precinct and district in which they live. There are five different ballots, and where you live dictates which ballot you receive. Below are the steps to find out which ballot is the ballot you will receive when you vote.

1. In order to determine your ballot, you must first determine your precinct and, in some cases, your House of Delegates district. You can find this information by going to the website of the Department of Elections.

2. Once you have your precinct and House of Delegates district, look at the table below to see your sample ballot.

101 - Queens Lake (93rd House of Delegates District)
101 - Queens Lake (96th House of Delegates District)
102 - Waller Mill
103 - Magruder
201 - Coventry (91st House of Delegates District)
201 - Coventry (93rd House of Delegates District)
202 - Kiln Creek
301 - Seaford
302 - Yorktown
303 - Edgehill (93rd House of Delegates District)
303 - Edgehill (96th House of Delegates District)
401 - Harwoods Mill (93rd House of Delegates District)
401 - Harwoods Mill (96th House of Delegates District)
402 - Dare
403 - Grafton
501 - Tabb (91st House of Delegates District)
501 - Tabb (93rd House of Delegates District)
502 - Bethel

Absentee Voting

Virginia now has early voting! Virginia voters now have several ways to vote:

In-Person Voting Options:

  • In person, early voting, at the Registrar's Office's locations at 5322 George Washington Memorial Highway, Yorktown, or 6614 Mooretown Rd., Ste. A, Williamsburg. 

Early, in-person voting will be available at both office locations beginning Friday, September 17. Early, in-person voting will continue, Monday through Friday, until Friday, October 30, from 8:30-5:00. Both offices will also be open on Saturday, October 23, and Saturday, October 30, from 9:00-5:00. 

NOTE: The Registrar's Office will be closed on Tuesday, October 19, 2021, in observance of Yorktown Day. We are open on Columbus Day, which is Monday, October 11, 2021.

By-Mail Voting Options:

  • Voters can receive their ballot by mail and return their ballot by mail; OR
  • Voters can receive their ballot by mail and return their ballot in person or by using our dropbox. Ballot dropboxes will be available the same dates, times, and locations listed above for in-person, early voting. In addition, dropboxes will be available at both locations on Monday, November 1, 2020, from 8:30-5:00. Dropboxes will also be available at each York County polling place on Election Day from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m.

An application is not needed to vote in person at either of the Registrar's Office's locations. If you want to vote absentee by mail, start here to apply for an absentee ballot online, or download a form here to complete, sign, and mail to our office.

TRACK YOUR BALLOT: You are able to track your ballot through the U.S. Postal Service by clicking here.

Please note the following deadlines and dates for absentee voting:

By mail: Friday, October 22, by 5 PM
In person: Saturday, October 30, by 5 PM

Applications for registration and by-mail absentee ballots, as well as sample ballots, are available at the above registration sites, on this website, and by calling the Registrar’s Office at 890-3440 (hearing impaired: TTD 890-3300). 

The law permits emergency absentee voting in a few, very limited situations until 2 PM on Monday, November 1, 2020. For more information on emergency absentee voting, call the Registrar’s Office at 890-3440.