Voter Registration Application
Voter registration applications are available at the Voter Registration Office, DMV offices, public libraries, Armed Forces Recruitment Offices or online at the Virginia Department of Elections website.
Qualifications to Register to Vote in Nelson County Virginia
- You must be a United States citizen
- You must be a resident of the County of Nelson
- You must be 18 years old before the next general election
- You must have had your rights restored if you were ever convicted of a felony
- You must have had your rights restored if you have ever been judged mentally incapacitated
(To learn more about applying for restoration of rights contact the office of the Secretary of the Commonwealth at 1-804-692-2531 or visit the website by clicking on the link.)
Virginia Department of Elections Citizen Portal
Access your Virginia voter record to update your registration, apply to vote absentee, and view your polling place, election district, absentee ballot status, and voting history.
Absentee & Early Voting Information
EARLY VOTING IN-PERSON
You can vote early at your local registrar’s office beginning 45 days before Election Day and ending the Saturday before Election Day. Before visiting your local registrar’s office, you may wish to check your registration status.
Nelson County Registrar’s Office
571 Front Street
Lovingston, VA 22949
ABSENTEE VOTING & ABSENTEE APPLICATION
Learn who qualifies to vote absentee and how to apply for an absentee ballot. After applying, you can check to see if your absentee application was received, and whether your ballot was sent and received by going to the Elections Citizen Portal.
Absentee Voting Info & Application
ABSENTEE VOTING FOR MILITARY & OVERSEAS CITIZENS
If you are an absent military or overseas citizen you are eligible to vote in state and local elections, you may register to vote and request a regular absentee ballot for upcoming elections.
Absentee Voting (FWAB & FPCA)
ACCESSIBLE VOTING / VOTERS WITH SPECIAL NEEDS
Any person, regardless of their disability status, has the right to register to vote at any office or agency that provides such a service. A person with cognitive disabilities can be eligible to register and vote if not adjudicated mentally incapacitated by a court of law.