Who is eligible to register to vote in Virginia?
  • Be a resident of Virginia (a person who has come to Virginia for temporary purposes and intends to return to another state is not considered a resident for voting purposes).
  • Be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Be 18 years old (any person who is 17 years old and will be eighteen years of age at the next general election shall be permitted to register in advance and also vote in any intervening primary or special election).
  • Not be registered and plan to vote in another state.
  • Not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law.
  • If convicted of a felony, your right to vote must have been restored

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1. Who is eligible to register to vote in Virginia?
2. How do I register to vote?
3. When can I register to vote?
4. Where can I register to vote in Chesapeake?
5. What If I Have Moved or Changed My Name?