Voter Registration & Elections


The City of Portsmouth has declared a local emergency due to the novel coronavirus (COVID–19). City Hall will be closed to the public Monday, March 16, 2020 through Monday, March 30, 2020.

For more information, please call the Voter Registration Office at (757) 393-8644 between the hours of 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Thank you for your understanding.


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.

Official Results

for the March 3, 2020 Democratic Party Presidential Primary

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Restoration of Rights

Please click here for more information, or call the Office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth at (804)692-0104. 

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

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