Candidate Information

2019 is a big, local election year in Isle of Wight County. The following offices are up for re-election in 2019:

  • Soil and Water Directors – Two Seats
  • Commonwealth’s Attorney
  • Sheriff
  • Commissioner of Revenue
  • Treasurer
  • Board of Supervisor Members for Newport, Smithfield and Windsor Districts
  • School Board Members for Newport, Smithfield and Windsor Districts

A candidate must file certain documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. Each form can be downloaded from the Virginia Department of Elections website. Qualified candidates may pick up a Candidate Packet in the Isle of Wight Registrar’s Office after January 7, 2019. They may also download the appropriate forms by clicking here. The deadline for filing to be a qualified candidate in the November 5, 2019 General Election in Isle of Wight County is June 11, 2019.

Qualifications to be a candidate:

  • Qualified to vote and hold the office sought;
  • A resident of the Commonwealth for one year immediately preceding the election;
  • A resident, by the time of filing, of Isle of Wight County and of the District in which office is sought (if applicable);
  • An attorney admitted to the bar of the Commonwealth (if seeking office of Commonwealth’s Attorney).

Please note that where there is more than one independent candidate for an office, their names shall appear on the ballot in an order determined by the priority of time of filing for the office.

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