2021 Town Election

Voter Information

Below is a list of commonly asked questions and corresponding answers about the upcoming election. If there are any further questions about the election, they can be addressed to the Hanover County Voter Registration & Elections Office. The Hanover County  Voter Registration & Elections Office can be reached by EMAIL or by phone at (804) 365-6080.

  • Q: When is the election? 
    • A: CHANGE: The election is on Tuesday, November 2, 2021 due to a new state law that required local elections to be moved from May to November.
  • Q: Where do I cast my vote?  
  • Q: What time do the polls open and close?
    • A: Polling locations will open to voters at 6:00 AM. Polls will close at 7:00 PM. Additional information about polling locations and services can be found at Hanover County Voting Webpage.
  • Q: I would like to vote but I am not registered. Where can I register to vote? 
  • Q: I can not vote on election day. How do I vote absentee? 
  • Q:I am on active duty in the United States Military and cannot vote in person on November 2nd. How do I vote absentee?

Candidate Information 

Individuals interested in running for one of the three seats must follow the Virginia Department of Elections’s candidacy filing requirements, like collecting 125 signatures of Town residents, to qualify as a candidate in the Town Council Election. Candidate filing close June 8, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Contact Hanover County’s Elections Office at 804-365-6080 for more information. 

Download this form for more information on running for Town Council: Town Council Candidacy Information