Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you going to be absent on Election Day or do you prefer to vote via a mailed ballot?

Vote by Mail Application Forms are available at our office and online:   A completed form can be mailed to: General Registrar, PO Box 341, Stanardsville, VA 22973 or emailed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or dropped by the Voter Registration office at 32 Stanard Street in Stanardsville during business hours. To apply online for a mailed ballot, visit and click on the “Apply to Vote by Mail” tab.


Do you prefer to vote in person prior to Election Day?

Early Voting begins 45 days prior to an election. For the June 18, 2024 U.S. Senate and U.S. Congressional Primary, the office will be open for Early Voting starting on Friday, May 3, 2024 and ending on Saturday, June 15, 2024. Office hours will be Monday - Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The office will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 for Memorial Day. The office will also be open for voting on Saturday, June 8, 2024 and Saturday, Saturday, June 15, 2024 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Saturday, June 15, 2024 is the last day to vote via Early Voting.

Where will I vote in Greene County on Election Day? 

Upon registering, the Registrar will send you a voter registration letter with the name of the precinct and the location of your polling place. On Election Day you must always vote in the precinct where you are registered. If you are unsure of where to vote, call the Registrar's Office or see below. The below locations are the regular polling places.

Greene County is made up of 4 districts. (Monroe, Ruckersville, Stanardsville, and Midway)

Monroe District– comprised of both Dyke and Swift Run Precincts

      Dyke Precinct- Dyke Fire Station - 9144 Dyke Road in Dyke
      Swift Run Precinct- Greene Technical Education Center - 10415 Spotswood Trail in Stanardsville

       Ruckersville Precinct- Holiday Inn Express - 5920 Seminole Trail in Ruckersville

Stanardsville District - comprised of both Stanardsville and Stanardsville Town Precincts

       Stanardsville Precinct- PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center Community Room - 122 Main Street in Stanardsville
       Stanardsville Town Precinct- PVCC Eugene Giuseppe Center - 122 Main Street in Stanardsville

   Midway Precinct- Ruckersville Elementary School - 105 Progress Place in Ruckersville


Where can I return my vote by mail voted ballot?

There is a ballot drop box located inside the Registrar's office to place your voted vote-by-mail ballot. See above for hours of operation. Or return your voted ballot via USPS in the supplied return envelope. A voter can also drop his/her ballot (inside the required envelope) at any of the precincts on Election Day between 6 am and 7 pm in the ballot drop box receptacle.

Who can register to vote in Virginia?

Any United States citizen who resides in Virginia and who will be at least 18 years old by the next general election can register to vote. If you have been convicted of a felony, you must have had your rights restored by the Governor of Virginia before you register to vote. If you have been declared mentally incapacitated by a Circuit Court, you must have had your rights restored by the courts before you register to vote. If you are registered in another state, notify that state to have your name removed from the voter rolls.

Those either 16 or 17 years of age, but who will not be 18 years of age on or before the next general election may pre-register to vote. Upon reaching the age of eligibility, a letter will be mailed to the pre-registrant notifying him/her that he/she is qualified to vote. The above information regarding felonies and mental incapacity also applies to pre-registrants.


How do I register?

An application may be obtained from the Voter Registration Office or online at  Completed applications can be mailed to or dropped off at the Voter Registration Office or register online at (You will need your social security number as well as your Virginia Driver’s License number for security purposes in order to complete the online registration.)


How can I find out if I'm registered?

Click on the "Check Registration Status" tab online at and follow the prompts. You may also call our office at 434-985-5213 and ask us to verify that your information is accurate.


When may I register?

One may register throughout the year, however voter roll books close on the 21st day preceding a General or Primary Election, or 13 days preceding a Special Election that is held on a day other than in conjunction with a General Election.

Same day registration is now available for those who missed the deadline which occurs three weeks prior to an election. A voter who chooses “Same Day Registration” will vote a provisional ballot on the day that he/she registers to vote.

How frequently do I have to register to vote?

You only need to register to vote once if you remain in Greene County at the same address. If your residence changes within or outside of Greene County or out of the Commonwealth of Virginia, you must register using your new address. Be sure to notify Virginia if you move out of state so your voter registration can be cancelled. If you have not voted in two (2) Federal elections, your name may be purged from the system and you will have to re-register in order to vote.


What if my name changes or I change my address within Greene County?

The quickest way to make changes is by going to  Follow the prompts in the "Register to Vote” tab. 


When are the polls open on Election Day?

The polls open at 6:00 a.m. and close at 7:00 p.m. If you are in the line when the polls close, you will be allowed to vote. Be sure to go to the correct polling location. NO voting takes place at the Registrar's Annex on Election Day.


What do I need to bring in order to vote?

Visit this link to see acceptable Voter ID’s:


Voter Registration

Greene County districts are as follows: Federal Member House of Representatives - 7th District, State Senate District 28, and State House of Delegates District 62. Greene County also completed redistricting in 2022. Your voter registration letter has your voting district and precinct listed at the bottom.

The General Registrar's Office provides opportunities for all qualified citizens of the County of Greene to register to vote; to promote the integrity of the electoral process by maintaining accurate and current voter registration records used in elections; to coordinate elections so they are conducted in a manner that secures the qualified citizen's right to vote and ensures that the results accurately reflect the voter's will.

The Greene County Office of Voter Registration is located at 32 Stanard Street in Stanardsville. You may register to vote in person, or print an application, fill it out completely and mail it to PO Box 341, Stanardsville, VA 22973 or scan and email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may also choose to register online at  In order to complete the online registration, you will need your social security number as well as your Virginia Driver’s License number for security purposes.

Please note:   It is only necessary to register to vote one time.  Your voter registration information will remain on file for future elections.  If you have a name or address change, it is your responsibility to submit a new registration form.  A voter's name can be removed from the database if the voter does NOT vote in two consecutive Federal elections. (A Federal election occurs every even-numbered year.)

Refer to Frequently Asked Questions under “In This Section” or call the office with any questions.


Contact the Voter Registration Department


Mailing Address

P.O. Box 341
Stanardsville, VA 22973


By Email

Jennifer Lewis-Fowler
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By Phone

Fax: 434-985-2369

County of Greene

Greene County VirginiaGreene County is a county in central Virginia in the eastern United States. Greene County was established in 1838. Its county seat is Stanardsville.

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