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General Registrar’s Duties

In summary, your local General Registrar’s duties include but are not limited to:

Maintaining the office of the General Registrar and establishing and maintaining additional places for voter registration; Participating in programs to educate the general public concerning registration and encouraging registration by the genral public; Providing the appropriate forms for applications to register and to obtain the information necessary to complete the application; Accepting registration applications or request for transfer or changes of address submitted for a resident of any other county or city in the Commonwealth; Preserving order at and in the vicinity of the place of registration; Maintaining the offiicial registration records for his/her county or city in the Commonwealth; Preserving order at and in the vicinity of the place of registration; Maintaining the official registration records for his/her county or city; Verifying the accuracy of the pollbooks provided for each election by the State Board of Elections and making the pollbooks available to precints; Maintaining accurate and current registration records and complying with the requirements of the Code of Virginia, Title 24.2-Elections, for the transfer, inactivation, and cancellation of voter registrations; review any petition required by political parties in its nomination process to determine whether those signing the petition are registered voters with active status.

From Virginia State Board of Elections
Voting in Virginia

To be eligible to register to vote in Virginia a person must:

  • Be a resident of Virginia ( A person who has come to Virginia for temporary purposes and intends to return to another state is not considered a resident for voting purposes)
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Be 18 years old (Any person who is 17 years old and will be eighteen years of age at the next general election shall be permitted to register in advance and also vote in any intervening primary or special election)
  • Does not claim the right to vote in any other state
  • Not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law
  • If convicted of a felony, your right to vote must have been restored
Office Address:
129 Davis Street
Room #101
P.O.Box 449
Independence, VA 24348
Click VOTE for more information about Voting in Virginia
Stacey L. Reavis,
General Registrar
Wilma Halsey, Assistant Registrar
Phone: (276)773-2842
All forms and information can be found on our website:
Office Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:30pm
For Absentee Voting Information, please contact our office – No Excuse AB Voting/Vote by Mail

Election Officers are needed to work the polls in Grayson County. Please contact the Registrar’s office at 276-773-2842 or at  if interested.
ALL PPE provided, all COVID-19 precautions taken.

Early Voting is in person and easy.  Just bring your ID and mask to the Dept. of Elections, Rm. 101, Grayson Co. Courthouse, Davis St. now until Oct. 30, Monday-Friday 9-4:00, and Saturdays 9am – 5pm on October 24 & 31, 2020.
Please study the amendments before arriving at:

The Electoral Board will meet Friday, October 9th, 2020 at 8:30 a.m. in the Grayson County Boardroom – 2nd floor.