Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Register to Vote?

  • Register in person at the Voter Registration Office. Shenandoah County Government Building, 600 N. Main St., Ste. 103, Woodstock.
  • Register by mail by completing the Virginia Voter Registration Application and mailing it to the address above.
  • Register on-line here.

How Can I Get an Absentee Ballot?

  • You must first apply for the ballot by submitting an Absentee Ballot application in-person, by mail or by fax.
  • Download and complete the Virginia Absentee Ballot Application and submit the application to the office.
  • In person voting starts 45 days prior to a general election.
  • We cannot take absentee ballot requests over the phone but we can mail you an application.

Am I Registered to Vote?

  • You can check your voter registration status here.

Where Do I Vote?

  • You can verify your polling place location here.

Who is on the Ballot?

  • You may view a sample ballot for the upcoming election as the ballots become available by clicking here.

How Can I Get Photo ID?

  • Visit the Office of Voter Registration and we will take your picture and issue a photo identification card free of charge.
  • You do not need any type of identification to get your free photo ID.
  • You must complete an application for photo identification and present it in person at the office of the General Registrar.