Upcoming Elections

Roanoke County’s next election will be Tuesday, November 2, 2021.

The following offices will be on the ballot:

  • Governor
  • Lieutenant Governor
  • Attorney General
  • House of Delegates (8th, 17th)
  • Roanoke County Board of Supervisors (in Hollins, Vinton, and Windsor Hills Magisterial Districts ONLY)
  • Roanoke County School Board (in Catawba – SPECIAL, Hollins, Vinton, and Windsor Hills Magisterial Districts ONLY)

Deadline to Register or Update Voter Registration – Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • In-person: Completed Voter Registration Applications must be delivered to our office in Vinton no later than 5:00 PM on the 22nd day prior to the election in which you wish to participate.
  • Online: Completed Voter Registration Applications must be submitted via email to elections@roanokecountyva.gov or online via the Virginia Department of Elections’ Voter Information Portal by 11:59 PM on the 22nd day prior to the election.
  • By Mail: Completed Voter Registration Applications must be postmarked at least 22 days prior to the election in which you wish to participate and received within 5 calendar days of that date (per Code of Virginia §24.2-416, 416.4(A)).

Absentee Voting Options

For more information on ways you can cast your ballot (absentee in-person, absentee by mail, absentee ballot drop off on Election Day) and relevant dates/deadlines, please visit our Absentee & Early Voting Page.

Polling Places for Election Day

Polling places for the November 2, 2021 General and Special Elections will generally be the same as they were in November 2020 and June 2021. Confirm or find your polling place by visiting Roanoke County’s Voter View Application and entering the residential address at which you are currently registered to vote in the search bar.

Sample Ballots

Sample ballots have been uploaded to Roanoke County’s Voter View Application.  To find your sample ballot, please enter the the address at which you are registered to vote in the search bar and press 'Enter' - you will be able to view your sample ballot, confirm your polling place for Election Day, and look up your elected officials.