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The General Registrar's office: Registers all eligible citizens to vote • Conducts all federal, state, municipal elections and primaries under the guidance of the Electoral Board in accordance with Federal and State laws • Maintains accurate registration and election records • Coordinates the filing of local candidates (City Council, School Board, Constitutional Offices, and Director of Soil and Water Conservation)
Are You Ready To Vote!
Did you know that you can……..Register to vote, 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, all in one place ? Log on to the Virginia Voter Information Citizen Portal.
If you require in-person assistance, please call 757-277-9797 for further instructions.
Chesapeake Voting Places
Find your precinct, polling location, and elected officials using the Chesapeake Voting Places application!
direct-recording electronic (DRE) voting equipment
Chesapeake began using a new Hart Intercivic Voting System before the November 2017 General and Special Elections.
Most voters will use Verity Scan, a precinct-based, digital ballot-imaging voting terminal. It takes a few seconds for the Scanner to read both sides of a paper ballot in one pass, and the voter knows in less than 5 seconds if his ballot is accepted or rejected.
Accurate, secure and easy to operate, the Verity Scan uses advanced digital technology. Recorded ballots drop automatically into a locked ballot box to create a secure, verifiable paper record of the votes cast.
Ballots on Election Day look similar to our Sample Ballots.
Voters with Disabilities can use the Verity Touch Writer, a voting machine which has a touch screen and set of distinctly shaped control buttons and SELECT Wheel easy for voters to understand and use. Voters will be presented with a summary of their votes before they can activate the "Print Ballot" button, allowing for second chance vote changes as required by the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002.