IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION: June 23 Primary Election; November 3 General Election

June 23:

US Senate and US House of Representatives Primary Election

Governor Northam has used his statutory authority to postpone the June 9 primary election to June 23. It is possible, if the COVID-19 pandemic has not receded by June 23, the primary may be delayed further.
To summarize the June 23 primary:
There will be TWO ballots, you must choose either Democratic or Republican ballot.
Republican ballot:  The Republicans have three candidates; the winner will run for the US Senate against Democratic Senator Mark Warner.
  • Alissa Baldwin, teacher
  • Daniel Gade, college professor and U.S. Army veteran
  • Thomas Speciale, U.S. Army veteran and intelligence officer
Democratic ballot:  In Virginia’s First Congressional District, Democrats have two candidates; the winner will run against the incumbent Republican, Rob Wittman.

Absentee Voting

Mail-in absentee voting
If you want to vote absentee by mail, you can apply for an absentee ballot at any time.
Apply for absentee ballot online:
+++++  Use reason 2A “My disability or illness”
+++++  Indicate Dem or Rep ballot
Call your local Voter Registrar and request an application
+++++ Northumberland County 580-4655
+++++ Lancaster County 462-5277
In-person absentee voting

You can cast an absentee ballot in-person — if you will not be able to go to the polls on June 23, or, if you want to avoid crowds due to COVID-19 restrictions, you may vote in-person at the Northumberland County Voter Registrar’s office:

  • 45 Back Street, Heathsville
  • Small white building across from the Sonabank on Hwy 360 in Heathsville; big oak tree, identifying sign in front yard.
  • Handicapped entrance in rear
  • Back Street is the small street beside the building.
  • Currently the building is closed to the public, but you can still vote absentee in person, register to vote, or check any other voting information.  Drive around to the back of the building, push the doorbell button on the back door, and the Registrar or and Assistant Registrar will come out to assist you.
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November 3, 2020 general election

The November 3 general election will elect:
  • President
  • VP
  • Senate
  • House of Representatives
ALSO — two Northumberland County school board seats will be on the ballot in two County districts:
  • District 2 (if you vote at St Stephens, this is you), and,
  • District 3 (if you vote at Fairfields Methodist in Burgess, this is you).
The District 2 school board election is to replace the late Ms. Rita Hooper.  Dr. Edison Jackson is circulating petitions, needs 150 signatures to get on the ballot.
The District 3 school board election is to replace the late Gerald Howard.  Denise Mazyck has been circulating petitions, needs 150 signatures to get on the ballot.