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Rockingham County
Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Voter Registrar
Mission Statement
The mission of the Voter Registrar’s Office is to:
  • Provide equal opportunity for all qualified citizens of Rockingham County to register to vote
  • Maintain accurate voter records used in elections
  • Conduct all elections at the highest level of professional standards, ensuring public confidence in the integrity of the results
  • Be an information resource for citizens regarding voter registration, absentee voting, elections, and elected officials 

2014 Election News

Photo ID Required for Voting:

Effective July 1, 2014, voters must present one of the following forms of identification when voting.

* If you do not have an acceptable form of identification, please contact our office for a free ID.

To view a Sample Voter Identification Card, click on the provided link.

  • Valid Virginia Driver's License
  • Valid Employee photo identification card
  • DMV- issued photo identification card
  • Other government -issued photo identification card
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Valid college or university student photo identification card (issuer must be an institution of higher education located in Virginia)

Scheduled Elections:
General Election- November 4, 2014
~ U S Senator
~ U S House of Representative
~ Town Elections:
(Bridgewater, Dayton, Elkton, Grottoes, Mount Crawford, Timberville)

Important Dates:

Voter Registration Deadline: October 14, 2014

  • At Registrar's Office- 5:00 PM * Check operating hours for DMV or other state designated voter registration agencies authorized to receive voter registration applications
  • By Mail- Must be postmarked by October 14, 2014
  • Online Registration via Dept. of Elections website- 11:59 PM

    If you are required to print the Electronic Submission, the application can be delivered to the registrar by mail or in person

    • By Mail- Must be postmarked by October 14, 2014        
    • In Person- 5:00 PM- Registrar's Office 

Absentee Voting- Begins September 19, 2014

Last Day To:

  • Request an Absentee Ballot by Mail- October 28, 2014
  • Vote Absentee In Person- November 1, 2014

* The Registrar's Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM. In addition, our office will be open on Saturday, October 25th, and Saturday, November 1st, from 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM to conduct in-person absentee voting.

Register to Vote
Visit the Register to Vote page for instructions on how to register, change your address or name, download the registration application, and view registration deadlines. 

Vote Absentee
Visit the Vote Absentee page to see who qualifies to vote absentee, how to obtain an absentee ballot, download the absentee ballot application and view absentee voting deadlines.  Notice to Military and Overseas (OUCAVA) voters.

Lisa Gooden
Voter Registrar

Jennifer Frederick
Assistant Registrar

Rockingham County Administration Center
20 E. Gay St.
Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Ph: (540) 564-3055
Fx: (540) 564-3057

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm