2016 Voting Information Links

Below are a few quick links to help get you to the November 2016 Elections

Register to Vote

Register by October 17 to vote in November.

Or get a paper form at the Voter Registration Office. In Suffolk go to 440 Market Street.
Return the form to: Voter Registrar / 440 Market Street / Suffolk VA 23434. For mailing, allow at least 5 days for delivery.

Check your Voter Registration Status

Check Voter ID Requirements

Get a Voter ID Card

Get a voter ID card at the Voter Registration Office. In Suffolk, go to 440 market street.

Check Your Voting Rights Restoration Status / Request Restoration of Rights

Request an Absentee Ballot

Request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you by 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 1
Request an absentee ballot in-person by 5:00 p.m. Saturday, November 5, 2016

Go to VA Dept of Elections Voter Information Page (fill out the form, then check “I want to apply for absentee voting”)
Request an absentee ballot at the Voter Registration office. In Suffolk go to 440 market street.

Find Out What’s On Your Ballot

Check your Voting Location

Voter Photo ID Event August 22nd and 23rd

From the city of Suffolk:

SUFFOLK, VA (August 9. 2016) The City of Suffolk, Office of the General Registrar and Electoral Board will be conducting a mobile photo identification opportunity at Suffolk City Hall, located at 442 West Washington Street, on August 22nd and 23rd , from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The photos are free of charge and provide an acceptable form of identification for voting purposes.

In addition, the Imagecast Evolution Optical Scan Voting Machine will be on display for demonstration purposes.

As previously advised, the November 8, 2016 General Election will be utilizing new polling sites for six precincts:

• Bennett’s Creek Precinct: Nansemond River Baptist Church (formerly Creekside Elementary School)
• Hillpoint Precinct: Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church (formerly Hillpoint Elementary School)
• Holland Precinct: Holland Community House (formerly Holland Fire Station)
• Lakeside Precinct: Suffolk Presbyterian Church (formerly Morgan Memorial Library)
• Nansemond River Precinct: Canaan Baptist Church (formerly Nansemond River High School)
• Whaleyville Precinct: Whaleyville Recreation Center (formerly Whaleyville Community Center)

The City of Suffolk also posted this clarification concerning the Whaleyville Community Center

SUFFOLK, VA (August 9. 2016) The City of Suffolk, Office of the General Registrar and Electoral Board would like to make the following clarification related to the new polling site in the Whaleyville Precinct. The name of the new polling site facility at 132 Robertson Street is the Whaleyville Community Center, the site of the former Robertson Elementary School. The name of the former polling site was also previously known as the Whaleyville Community Center, located at 6235 Whaleyville Boulevard, and is now referred to as the Whaleyville Annex.

Suffolk District Listing

District listing for Suffolk voting precincts – post redistricting

If you don’t know your precinct, or if your precinct is split across districts, you can find your precinct and district information at vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation

Borough / Precinct
US Congress
State Senate
House of Delegates
Voting Place
Sleepy Hole Borough
Roger W. Fawcett
Belleharbour
101
3
18
80
Church of God/Saints of Christ
4300 Judah Ln
Driver
102
3
3
76
John Yeates Middle
4901 Bennetts Pasture Rd
Bennett’s Creek
104
3
3 & 18
76 & 80
Nansemond River Baptist Church
2896 Bridge Rd
Chuckatuck Borough
Michael D. Duman
Ebenezer
201
3
3
76
CE& H Ruritan House
8881 Eclipse Dr
Chuckatuck
202
3
18
76
Chuckatuck Vol. Fire Station
300 Kings Hwy
Kings Fork
203
3
14 & 18
76
Kings Fork Middle School
350 Kings Fork Rd
Hillpoint
204
3
18
76
Westminster Presbyterian Church
3488 Godwin Blvd
Cypress Borough
Leroy Bennett
White Marsh
301
4
14 & 18
76 & 77
Greater 1st Baptist Church Orlando
600 Factory St
John F. Kennedy
302
3 & 4
18
76 & 77
John F. Kennedy Middle School
2325 E. Washington St
Nansemond River
304
3
18
76
Canaan Baptist Church
2064 Nansemond Parkway
Shoulders Hill
305
3
18
80
Union Baptist Church
5414 Nansemond Pkwy
Whaleyville Borough
Curtis R. Milteer, Sr.
Airport
401
4
14
76
Suffolk Executive Airport
1200 Gene Bolton Dr
Whaleyville
402
4
14
64
Whaleyville Community Center
132 Robertson Street
Southside
403
4
18
77
Faith Temple Fellowship Center
623 Brook Ave
Booker T. Washington
404
3 & 4
18
77
Booker T. Elementary
204 Walnut St
Pittmantown
405
4
14
64
Corinth Chapel Church of Christ
7945 Corinth Chapel Rd
Holy Neck Borough
Timothy J. Johnson
Kilby’s Mill
501
4
14
76
Forest Glen Middle School
200 Forest Glen Drive
Holland
502
4
14
64
Holland Comunity House
6807 Netherland Drive
Lake Cohoon
504
3 & 4
14 & 18
76
Kings Fork Community House
1600 Kings Fork Road
Suffolk Borough
Donald Goldberg
Lakeside
601
4
14
76 & 77
Suffolk Presbyterian Church
410 N. Broad Street
Olde Towne
602
3 & 4
18
77
Salvation Army
400 Bank St.
Elephants Fork/Westhaven
603
4
14 & 18
76
Elephants Fork Elementary School
2316 William Reid Dr
Wilroy
604
3
18
76
Mack benn, Jr. Elementary School
1253 Nansemond Pkwy
Hollywood
605
3
18
77
East Suffolk Recreation Center
138 South 6th St
Nansemond Borough
Lue R. Ward
Harbour View
702
3
18
76
North Suffolk Public Center
3901 Bridge Rd
Burbage Grant
704
3
1
80
Northern Shores Elementary School
6701 Respass Beach Rd
Huntersville
706
3
18
80
VA Modeling, Analysis & Simulation Center
1030 University Blvd

CALL TO CAUCUS TO NOMINATE A DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR VIRGINIA 77TH District House of Delegates Seat

The Virginia 77th District House of Delegates Nominating Committee will hold an unassembled caucus on Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 between 3pm – 7Pm in the following location:

Chesapeake
St. Joseph AME Zion Church
1540 Atlantic Ave
Chesapeake, VA 23324
Suffolk
East Suffolk Recreation Center
138 S. 6th Street
Suffolk, VA 23434
 

For the purpose of nominating a Democratic candidate for the Virginia House of Delegates 77th District.

Candidate Filing: Each person seeking to become the Democratic nominee for the office of the 77th District House of Delegates shall file a Declaration of Candidacy form with the 77th District House of Delegates Committee along with a $2,500 non-refundable fee by certified or cashier’s check (cash or money order not accepted) made payable to the Chesapeake Democratic Committee beginning at 12 noon on Monday August 8th, and ending 5 pm Wednesday, August 10th. Filings shall be made either in person or by mail with the Chair of the Nominating Committee’s designee, Glenn Francis. Only those candidates who have timely and properly filed their Declarations of Candidacy form and paid the filing fee may have their names placed in nomination. The order of the Candidates’ names on the ballot shall be determined by the order they are received. Should two or more filings be received at the same time, a random drawing will take place to determine the order of the names on the ballot. The Declaration of Candidacy form shall be available jointly on the websites of the Chesapeake Democratic Committee, (www.Chesdems.com), and the Suffolk Democratic Committee (www.suffolkian.com).

Qualification of Candidates:
1. They are a Democrat and not a member of any other political party.
2. Does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee
in the 77th District House of Delegates Special Election.
3. Has not participated in and will not participate in the nominating process of any other
party for the 77th District House of Delegates Special Election.
4. Does not intend to file as an independent candidate for the House of Delegates 77th
District Special Election.
5. Is registered to vote in the 7fh District of the House of Delegates.

This call to caucus shall be published on the democratic committees’ websites (listed above) and on the Democratic Party of Virginia (DPVA) website, (www.vademocrats.org). A press release shall be provided to all relevant newspapers of general circulation in the 7fh District House of Delegates. The committees will be encouraged to disseminate this information to all interested parties, as they are able, in accordance with the Party Plan of the DPVA. In addition, reasonable actions shall be taken to promote participation in the caucus in accordance with the Affirmative Action provisions of the Party Plan of the DPVA.

Participation: Every Democrat who is a registered voter in the nth District of the House of Delegates is urged to attend and participate. Each participant must sign a written declaration that he or she:
1. Is a Democrat and not a member of any other political party.
2. Does not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to the Democratic nominee
in the 77th District House of Delegates Special Election.
3. Has not participated in and will not participate in the nominating process of any other
party for the 7~ District House of Delegates Special Election.
4. Is registered to vote in the 77th District of the House of Delegates.

Determination of Nominee: If only one person files properly to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 77th District of the House of Delegates by the filing deadline, the Nominating Committee may cancel the caucus and declare that person the nominee and the filing fee will be returned. If no person files properly to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for the 77th House District by the filing deadline, the Nominating Committee may cancel the caucus.

At any time before 5 PM ET, Friday, August 12, 2016, the Chair of the 77th District nominating committee may rule ineligible for nomination any candidate who has been found to have made any false or misleading statements on the Declaration of Candidacy, or who failed to pay the filing fee. If there is no filed candidate, or if the properly nominated candidate withdraws or dies, the Chair of the Nominating Committee may, before 8PM August 16, 2016, convene the Nominating Committee to consider the nomination of a qualified candidate who may become the Democratic nominee upon first filing with the Nominating Committee, a Declaration of Candidacy form and paying the filing fee for such office. Waivers: The Nominating Committee shall seek appropriate waivers from the DPVA regarding expediting the time frames required by the Party Plan, if necessary.

Should the caucus take place, it will be the responsibility of the Chesapeake Democratic Committee to pay any and all expenses for the conducting of the caucus upon request of the nominating committee. Expenses will be paid using the non-refundable filing fees received from the candidates duly filed.

ADOPTED: Monday, August 8, 2016,

Glenn Francis, Chair

Sarah Sugars, Secretary

Virginia 77th District House of Delegates Nominating Committee

Authorized by the 77th District of the House of Delegates Nominating Committee, a committee of the Democratic Party of Virginia and not affiliated with any candidate or candidate committee.

Declaration of Candidacy For the Democratic Nomination 77th House of Delegates District

Democratic Party of Virginia

I, the undersigned, hereby state that I am a Democrat, that I do not intend to support any candidate who is opposed to a Democratic nominee in the next ensuing election, that I am not a member of any other political Party, have not participated and will not participate in the nomination process of any other Party for the 2016 general election, do not intend to run for the 77th House of Delegates as an independent candidate, and I am a registered voter, in the district, precinct, and county listed below

Please Print:


Name:

Address:

City

Zip Code

Phone(h)

(o)

E-mail

Fax

DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 2016 AT 5 PM

This form and the filing fee must be hand-delivered to Mr. Glenn Francis, Chair of the Nominating Committee by 5PM on Wednesday, August 10, 2016. Forms received after the deadline will not be accepted.

Phone Contact: 757-320-6965 (Glenn Francis) 757-630-5911 (Sarah Sugars)

Hand Delivery Address:

Mr. Glenn Francis, Chair, Nominating Committee
1923 Candlelight Drive
Chesapeake , VA 23325

Next Meeting August 9th

Our next meeting will be 7:00pm, August 9th at 701 Old East Pinner street. See our Meeting Page for directions.

Among other things, we’ll be discussing the new campaign office on West Washington Street and the special election to fill Lionell Spruill’s position at House District 77

*** Corrected – original post had incorrect meeting time ***

National Night Out August 2nd 2016

Tonight – Members of the Suffolk Democratic Committee will be participating in Suffolk’s National Night Out.

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We will be in several Neighborhoods including the SRHA parking lot at 530 E Pinner St, doing non-partisan voter registration and handing out Literature.

We had a lot of success last year. We registered new voters and got people started in the process of getting their rights restored.

This year, NNO will be as important as it ever was, and there will be a unity parade, organized by community leaders.

So come out for National Night Out! Be part of this important community event and help us register new voters and help others get their rights restored. August 2nd, at various locations including the SRHA parking lot at 530 E Pinner St, Suffolk, VA 23434.

National Night Out

Next Week – Members of the Suffolk Democratic Committee will be participating in Suffolk’s National Night Out.

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We will be in several Neighborhoods including the SRHA parking lot at 530 E Pinner St, doing non-partisan voter registration and handing out Literature.

We had a lot of success last year. We registered new voters and got people started in the process of getting their rights restored.

This year, NNO will be as important as it ever was, and there will be a unity parade, organized by community leaders.

So come out for National Night Out! Be part of this important community event and help us register new voters and help others get their rights restored. August 2nd, at various locations including the SRHA parking lot at 530 E Pinner St, Suffolk, VA 23434.