Important Dates for Voters

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  1. Voting guide: Your questions answered about how and when to vote in presidential election

    Aug. 21, 2020 - Hampton voters will have options for the presidential race on Nov. 3, 2020, due to concerns about COVID: Absentee voting, early in-person voting or traditional polling places on election day. Here’s a step-by-step guide. Read on...
  2. Primary voting on June 23 will be for Republican candidates for House, Senate

    Hampton will hold a Republican Party primary on June 23 for candidates for Senate and the 2nd and 3rd congressional districts. There are no contested races within the Democratic Party in these races. Read on...
  3. Monday, Feb. 10, is the deadline to register to vote in the Democratic presidential primary

    Feb. 7, 2020 - Monday, Feb. 10, is the last day to register or update your voter registration for the March 3 Virginia Democratic presidential primary. Read on...

Be sure and register in time so that you can participate in the election.

Registration Deadlines

  • General - 21 days before the election
  • Primary - 21 days before the election
  • Special - 13 days before the election

Deadlines to Apply for an Absentee Ballot

  • By mail - 7 days prior to Election Day
  • In person - 3 days prior to Election Day

Important Dates for Candidates

Instructions on filing deadlines, campaign contributions and expenditures for candidates for: