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Contact Information

Lucille J. Epps, General Registrar
Judith L. Brown
, Deputy Registrar
Phone: (757) 294-5213
Fax:      (757) 294-5285
 
Office Hours:
January - July
Mon, Tue, Thu  8:30-4:30
August-December
Mon - Fri         8:30-4:30

Additional Information

 

For further information on voter registration and other election information topics, you may wish to visit the Virginia State Board of Elections Website.

For polling places and addresses, click here.

Registrar

Mission: To ensure that all eligible Surry County Citizens are properly registered to vote and to serve the voters of Surry County in the most efficient, effective and friendly manner possible.

The Voter Registrar provides all voter registration services and maintains all voter records. If there is a change in any location of polling places or a person's voting status, the Registrar is responsible to notify the voter. This office is responsible for carrying out the directives of the State Board of Elections, the Virginia Code of Elections and the County Electoral Board.

Electoral Board:
John O. Newby, Chairman
Martha Lawrence, Vice-Chairman
Laurie Stewart Weber, Secretary   
                            

 Registering to Vote:

To register to vote in Virginia, you must be a United States citizen, be a resident of Virginia, be 18 years old by the next general election, and had your rights restored if you have ever been convicted of a felony or declared mentally incapacitated. A voter application must be fully completed to be eligible to vote in Virginia. You may request a voter registration application or an absentee application from the Registrarís office in person or by mail. Voter registration applications are also available at any DMV office, the Department of Social Services, or Health Department.

Once the Registrar receives your completed application, it will be reviewed and if everything is filled out properly, a voter card will be mailed to you. The voter card will have your name, address, the name and address of your polling place, and the election district in which you are eligible to vote. If you should move, change your name, or if any information is incorrect on your card, please notify this office so you may continue to be a registered voter of Surry County.

Voting by Absentee Ballot:  

Persons who are registered in Surry County may vote by absentee ballot if they have a disability or illness, expect to be away on business, on vacation, attending college, employed outside the United States, or in the military.  You may obtain an absentee ballot for absentee voting from the Registrar's office.

 

 
 

 

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URGENT!!

Looking for Officers of Election to work all precincts

Inquiry at the Registrar’s office

45 School Street

757-294-5213

 

 

Voter ID

 

A voter must present an acceptable form of identification prior to voting.  The list of acceptable ID is as follows:

Commonwealth of Virginia Voter Registration card
Social Security card
Valid Virginia driver's license
Any other identification card issued by a government
     agency of the Commonwealth, one of its political
     subdivisions or the United States
Any valid sutdent identification card issued by any
     institution of higher education located in the
     Commonwealth of Virginia
Any valid employee identification card issued containing a
     photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of
     the voter in the ordinary course of the employer's
     business
A copy of a current utility bill
A copy of a current bank statement
A copy of a current government check
A paycheck that shows the name and address of the voter
A concealed handgun permit

Any voter who does not show one of the forms of identification listed above will be asked to vote a provisional ballot and must supply a copy of their identification before their vote can be counted.

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2014 Local Elections:

The Official Election Notice is available with information regarding Absentee, Write-In and "Early" Ballots.