Mission statement

Voter Registration is committed to providing citizens with the opportunity to exercise their right to vote in an efficient and equitable manner in accordance with the Constitutions of the United States and the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Code of Virginia. View the Standards of Conduct for Election Officials and the Principles of Elections and Registration Officials.

The General Registrar of Elections registers voters, maintains voting records and establishes precinct boundaries and polling locations for the County's 25 precincts. The staff conducts elections, supervises poll workers on Election Day and tallies election results. Any U.S. citizen and Virginia resident, 18 years or older by the next General Election Day, may vote.

Important Dates and Deadlines

  • Sep. 18, 2020 First day of no excuse in-person voting (no applications required)
  • Oct. 13, 2020 Deadline to register to vote for the Presidential Election
  • Oct. 23, 2020 Last day to apply for an absentee ballot by mail
    Applications MUST be received by the Registrar’s office by 5pm
  • Oct. 31, 2020 Last day of no excuse voting in-person (no applications required)
  • Nov. 03, 2020 Presidential Election Day

News and Announcements

10/20/2016 - Voter Registration Deadline Extended

10/20/2016 - Voter Registration Deadline Extended

As per a court order, the deadline to register to vote has been extended to Friday, Oct., 21, 2016.

View the press release from the Virginia Department of Elections.

Review the information below regarding meeting deadlines in a timely manner.

  • Any registration submitted through the online portal until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 21 will be considered timely.
  • Any registration submitted in person will be considered timely if the person was in line by 5 p.m. on Oct. 21.
  • Any registration sent by mail and postmarked by Oct. 21 will be considered timely.
  • Any registration received by a designated NVRA agency by Oct. 21 will be considered timely.

Questions? Contact the Voter Registrar's Office. Email, phone (540) 382-5741.


Virginia Department of Elections Tweets


Montgomery County
Government Center
755 Roanoke St. Ste. 1F
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-5741
Fax: (540) 381-6811
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.