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 Bedford County offices will be closed at 12-Noon Wednesday, November 22nd & will remain closed Thursday, November 23rd & Friday, November 24th in Observance of Thanksgiving.

If you know that you will be away from your voting precinct on election day or you are physically unable to vote in person, you may apply for an absentee ballot.
Military and overseas Absentee Voter Notice

Military and overseas voters can find specific information ont the Virginia Department of Elections website.


Absentee voting in person:
Voters may come to our office and fill out the absentee ballot application, then vote their ballot in the office. The deadline for voting absentee in person is 5:00 p.m. on the Saturday before the election. If you are not already registered, you will have to wait 5 days after registration before you can be issued an absentee ballot (exceptions for militay and overseas voters only.)

Absentee voting by mail:

STEP 1: The Absentee Ballot Application Voters must first submit an application for an absentee ballot. To request an application for an absentee ballot: call, write, fax or e-mail our office. For office information please go to Office Information. You may also download an application.

Applications for an absentee ballot may be received in person, by mail or by fax. Our fax number is (540)586-8358.

Applications for absentee ballots must be received no later than 5pm on the Tuesday prior to the election.

STEP 2: The Absentee Ballot Once an application has been processed, we will mail you an absentee ballot. Ballots that have been mailed must be returned by mail or personally brought into the office by the voter. Ballots may not be faxed to the voter or returned to us by fax. Ballots are not available on the internet.

STEP 3: Return ballot Complete and return your ballot to your local Registrar by 7pm on Election Day.

 

You are encouraged to call the office at 540-586-7649 if you have other questions. You may also visit the Virginia Department of Elections for additional information.


Office of the Registrar

321 North Bridge Street, Suite 200
Bedford, VA  24523

(540) 586-7649