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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 

Upcoming Elections
Photo ID Required for Voting
November 8, 2016 
  General and Special Elections

Voter Registration Deadlines
If you are already registered and your information is up to date, the voter registration deadlines do not apply

In Person- 

Applications must be received in our office by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, October 21, 2016 in order to be processed before the election

 By Mail-

Applications must be postmarked by Friday, October 21, 2016 in order to be processed before the election.


Online Voter Registration is available until 11:59 P.M. on October 21, 2016

Absentee Voting Deadlines

In Person- Opens: Fri., Sept. 23, 2016 - 8:00 A.M.
Closes: Sat., Nov. 5, 2016 - 5: 00 P.M.
You may come into our office and cast your absentee ballot in person within the dates provided above

Extended Office Hours:
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016
- 8:00 A.M.- 4:00 P. M.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016 - 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
 By Mail- The deadline to apply to receive a ballot by mail is Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 by 5:00 P.M.

The deadline to request an absentee ballot using the online portal is Tuesday Nov 1, 2016 at 11:59 P.M.
This can be done by clicking on the hyperlink provided and entering your information under the "Registered Voter" section


**Virginia's New Photo ID Requirements **
These apply to absentee voters who cast their absentee ballot in person. Voters who do not have acceptable ID may apply for an ID (and receive a temporary ID) at the same time they come to cast their in-person absentee ballot.


Lisa Gooden
Voter Registrar

Jennifer Frederick
Deputy 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