Voter Registration & Elections

Mission Statement

Our aim is to ensure that each election is administered in a lawful manner and to provide the means by which qualified residents of the city can register to vote in accordance with state law. We strive to uphold the integrity of the election and to create a pleasant voting experience for our citizens here in Portsmouth. In addition, the primary objective of the office is to protect the integrity of the electoral process, improve voter registration, and promote voter education and participation.

 For information about the Restoration of Rights, please click here, or call the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth at 804-692-0104. 

On Election Day, polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m.

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