November General and Special Election

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The November General Election Day occurs on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

The November General and Special Election is Tuesday, November 7th, 2023.

Public Notice PDF[101KB]

The polls on election day will be open from 6:00am – 7:00pm.

Polling Place:  Where do I vote?

What's on the Ballot:  

  • Senator of Virginia District 2
    Mark D. Obenshain (R)
    Kathy A. Beery (D)
    Joshua J. Huffman (L)

  • House of Delegates District 34
    Esther M. Nizer (D)
    Tony O. Wilt (R)

  • Commonwealth Attorney
    Marsha L.  Garst (R)

  • Sheriff
    Bryan F. Hutcheson (R)

  • Clerk of Court
    Chaz W. Haywood (R)

  • Harrisonburg City School Board – Special Election
    Tom D. Domonoske

  • Soil & Water Conservation Directors – Shenandoah District (Two Seats)
    No candidate filed
    No candidate filed 

Sample Ballot PDF [667KB]


HandicappedCurbside Voting is available at all voting precincts on Election Day.

Important Dates:

The Voter Registration Deadline for the November General and Special Election: Monday, October 16, 2023.

  • At Registrar's Office - 5:00pm  *Check operating hours for DMV or other state designated voter registration agencies authorized to receive voter registration applications.
  • By mail - Postmarked by October 16, 2023.
  • Online Registration via Virginia Department of Elections website - 11:59pm  *Applications that are required to be printed and delivered to the registrar should be treated as regular mailed in applications (postmarked by October 16, 2023). The October 16th, 5:00pm deadline would apply if they are submitted in-person at the Registrar's Office. 

In Person Absentee Voting Starts (Early Voting): Friday, September 22, 2023

In Person Absentee Voting: September 22nd – November 4th: Monday through Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm and on Saturday, October 28th 8:30am-4:30pm/ November 4th 8:30am-5:00pm (Harrisonburg City Hall Atrium) 

The last day to vote in person Absentee (Early Voting): Saturday, November 4th, 2023

Requested absentee ballots for the November 7th General and Special Election will start to go out by September 22nd
The last day to request a ballot by mail is Friday, October 27th, 2023 at 5:00pm.
The last day for absentee ballots to be returned by mail for the November General and Special Election: Postmarked by November 7th, 2023


*The Ballot can also be returned in person at the Registrar's office but only by the voter, or to your polling location on Election Day.

**Ballots must be returned to the locality from which they were mailed out.