Guidance on Preparing to Vote and Voting at Home

Make sure you are registered to vote and that your information is up-to-date. There are three ways to vote in the November 3, 2020 election.

Prepare to Vote

Are you registered to vote? Is your voter registration up-to-date? Outdated or incorrect information can cause delays on Election Day. You can check your Voter Registration information or register to vote at

There are three ways to vote in the November 3 election:

  1. Vote in person on Election Day in the precinct where you are registered.
  2. Vote in person at your local Voter Registration and Elections office between September 18 and October 31, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 to 4:30, and Saturdays October 24 and October 31, from 8:30 to 4:30.
  3. Concerned about COVID19? Stay home and vote safely. Apply to vote by mail at or request an application from your Voter Registration and Elections office. A reason code is no longer required to vote early.

Vote at Home

The Offices of Voter Registration and Elections across Virginia are committed to helping all eligible voters cast a ballot in the upcoming November 3 General Election.

Requesting an absentee ballot in Virginia no longer requires a reason code.
Voters are encouraged to request and vote an absentee ballot by mail.

Request a ballot online at

Or, request an application to vote by mail from your local Voter Registration and Elections Office. Once you've completed the application, you can return it to us via email or by mail.

Contact Montgomery County Voter Registrar

755 Roanoke St. Suite 1F
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Download the Prepare to Vote Info Sheet.