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Williamsburg News – General

Posted on: September 21, 2023

Early Voting for November General Election Begins Friday, Sept. 22

In-person early voting for the November General Election begins on Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.

Ballots for City of Williamsburg voters include the races for:

  • State Senate District 24
  • House of Delegates District 71
  • Williamsburg-James City County Sheriff
  • Williamsburg-James City County Clerk of Court
  • Williamsburg-James City County Commonwealth’s Attorney
  • Williamsburg-James City County Treasurer
  • Colonial District Soil and Water Commission

See a sample ballot at

City voters can cast their ballots in-person at the Municipal Building, 401 Lafayette St. in the Registrar’s Office between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Friday, Nov. 3. The office will also be open two Saturdays during this election season: Oct. 28 and Nov. 4.

Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2023. To see a precinct map for polling locations on Election Day, visit

Absentee ballots, which will be mailed to those who requested to vote by mail, can be returned to a dropbox outside the front doors of the Municipal Building or sent through the mail; postage is prepaid. Ballots sent through the mail must be postmarked by Election Day, Nov. 7, 2023, and received no later than Monday, Nov. 13, 2023.

To request an absentee ballot or to register to vote, contact Tina Reitzel at 757-220-6157 or The last day to register is Monday, Oct. 16. The last day to request an absentee ballot is Friday, Oct. 27.

More information can be found at

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