How to make a change

First and foremost is vote!

The essential part of a healthy democracy is an informed and engaged electorate. Learn about the issues, and researched the candidates and the policies that they support. Then register to vote and of course be sure to vote on election day.

How to register

Before you can vote you must be registered. If you have not voted in some time or are not sure you that are registered you should confirm your registration status. It is important to know that the registration deadline this year for the primary is February 10, 2020, for the general election in November it is Monday October 12, 2020. You can confirm, register, and get more information on voting and voter registration on our state’s Virginia Department of Elections website.

Or you can confirm registration status or register at our local registrar office.


Sabrina Smith

367 Virginia Ave

PO Box 8

Appomattox, VA 24522-4016

Phone: 434-352-5302

Fax: 434-352-4409

Registrar Hours:

Monday: 08:30 - 16:30

Tuesday: 08:30 - 16:30

Wednesday: 08:30 - 16:30

Thursday: 08:30 - 16:30

Friday: 08:30 - 16:30

Here is a Quick Voter Guide PDF document for Appomattox residents to assist you.


Lastly you need to vote and make your voice heard.

Some important changes due to COVID-19.

Per the Governor's Executive Order 56 voters are encouraged to vote by absentee ballot. Choose the reason "2A My disability or illness" on the application form. Requesting your ballot by mail starts on May 9, 2020 and application must be received by the registrar by Tuesday June 16, 2020 by 5:00pm. You must mail absentee ballots by Tuesday June 16, 2020 by 7:00pm.

Voting at the polls on primary day will be on Tuesday June 23, 2020 from 6:00am to 7:00pm. To find you polling place you can call the Registrar's office listed above, or view the map on the Appomattox County website, or lastly at the Virginia Department of Elections website.

Know your ballot

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Democratic Party Congressional Primary


Note the 2020 Democratic Party Congressional Primary has been rescheduled to Tuesday June 23, 2020 because of COVID-19

  • R. D. Huffstetler, Jr.
  • B. Cameron Webb
  • Claire C. Russo
  • John D. Lesinski