2020 Town Election

Voter Information

Below is a list of commonly asked questions and corresponding answers about the upcoming election. If there are any further questions about the election, they can be addressed to the Hanover County Voter Registration & Elections Office. The Hanover County  Voter Registration & Elections Office can be reached by EMAIL or by phone at (804) 365-6080.

  • Q: When is the election? 
    • A: CHANGE: The election is on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 due to the Governor of Virginia’s Executive Order 59.  
  • Q: Where do I cast my vote?  
    • A: The polling location for this election is Ashland Town Hall, which is located at  101 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA 23005.
  • Q: What time do the polls open and close?
    • A: Town Hall will open to voters at 6:00 AM. Polls will close at 7:00 PM. Curbside voting will be available in designated areas along Thompson Street and Hanover Avenue adjacent to Town Hall.
  • Q: I would like to vote but I am not registered. Where can I register to vote? 
  • Q: When is the registration deadline?
    • A: The last day to register or update your voter registration information for the May 2020 election is April 13, 2020.
  • Q: I can not vote on election day. How do I vote absentee? 
  • Q: I am on active duty in the United States Military and cannot vote in person on May 19th. How do I vote absentee?

Candidate Information 

Individuals interested in running for one of the three seats must follow the Virginia Department of Elections’s candidacy filing requirements, like collecting 125 signatures of Town residents, to qualify as a candidate in the Town Council Election. Candidate filing begins January 2, 2020 and close March 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. Contact Hanover County’s Elections Office at 804-365-6080 for more information. 

Download this form for more information on running for Town Council: Town Council Candidacy Information