Voter Registrar

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The Franklin County Voter Registrar’s office is an agency of the Department of Elections (ELECT).

The Department of Elections was created in 1946 as a bipartisan agency responsible for ensuring uniformity, fairness, accuracy, and purity in all elections in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The agency promotes the proper administration of election laws, campaign finance disclosure compliance, and voter registration processes in Virginia by promulgating rules, regulations, issuing instructions, and providing information to local electoral boards and general registrars. In addition, the agency maintains a centralized database of state-wide voter registration and election-related data.

Notice of Primary Election - June 8, 2021

A notice requesting the calling of a Primary Election for the purpose of nominating a candidate for the Democratic and Republican parties for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Virginia House of Delegates and local offices. Certificate from the Commonwealth of Virginia (PDF).

Military and Overseas voters can find specific information on the Virginia Department of Elections Military & Overseas Web Page.

Important Dates for the June 8, 2021 Election (PDF)

In-Person Absentee (Early) Voting

Franklin County Government Center
Voter Registration Office
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 106, Rocky Mount, VA 24151
Monday – Friday, April 23 – June 5, 2021: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, May 29 & June 5, 2021: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday, June 5, 2021:  Last day to vote an In-Person (early) absentee ballot.

Voted Absentee Ballot Drop Off Location

Located at the Franklin County Government Center
Voter Registration Office
Monday – Friday, April 23 – June 7, 2021: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturday, May 29 & June 5, 2021: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
1255 Franklin Street, Suite 106, Rocky Mount, VA 24151

On Election Day Only: All polling places and the Franklin County Voter Registration and Elections Office between 6:00 am and 7:00 pm.

Citizen Portal

Register to vote, update your current Virginia voter registration, apply to vote absentee by mail, or view your polling place, election district, absentee ballot status, and voting history at the Virginia Department of Elections Citizen Portal.

Sample Ballots for the Primary Elections - June 8, 2021

Election Schedule:

Upcoming Elections in Virginia

Electoral Board Meeting Date

May 11th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.
The Franklin Center
50 Claiborne Avenue
Rocky Mount, VA 24151