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Lisa Betterton
General Registrar-Director Elections

Victoria Mainwaring
Deputy Registrar-Candidate Coordinator

Bobbi Donnelly
Elections & Training Coordinator

Ellen Powell
Assistant Registrar

Location & Hours of Operation

17106 Monument Circle
P.O. Box 77
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
Monday through Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fax 757-357-5699

Click here for the results of the Smithfield Town Election

The deadline to apply to have a ballot mailed to you for the November General Election (Presidential) is Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

The Governor is exercising his statutory authority (§ 24.2-603.1 of the Code of Virginia) to move the June primary elections from June 9, 2020 to June 23, 2020.
Click here for Republican Primary Information.


The Windsor Precinct, which was formerly located at the Windsor Volunteer Fire Department has been moved to the following location:

Windsor Town Center
23361 Courthouse Highway
Windsor, VA 23487

The Carrsville Precinct, which was formerly located at the Carrsville Volunteer Fire Department, has been moved to the following location:

Carrsville Community Center
5336 Carrsville Highway
Carrsville, VA 23315

Notices have been mailed to all Windsor and Carrsville Precinct voters who are affected by this change. 
If you need further information regarding these changes, please feel free to contact the Registrar’s Office at 757-365-6230

Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification (Photo ID) when voting in person at their polling place. There are many different types of Photo IDs that voters may use when they vote. All of the acceptable forms of Photo ID can be used up to a year after ID has expired. These Photo IDs include:
  • Valid* Virginia Driver’s License or Identification Card
  • Valid Virginia DMV-issued Veteran’s ID Card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth)
  • Tribal enrollment or other tribal ID issued by one of 11 tribes recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
  • Valid student ID issued by a public school or private school in Virginia displaying a photo
  • Employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business
“Valid” means the document is genuine, bears the photograph of the voter, and is not expired for more than 12 months
If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, please contact our office for a free ID. For more information, go to or call 1-800-552-9745.


Writ of Election

 A Writ of Election has been issued stating that a special election shall occur on November 3, 2020 to elect the Clerk of the Circuit Court for Isle of Wight County to serve out the remaining term of Sharon N. Jones, which expires on December 31, 2023. Anyone interested in becoming a candidate for this position may pick up a candidate packet from the Registrar’s office. The deadline to submit the required forms to appear on the ballot for this special election is August 14 at 5:00 pm.