GENERAL elections for Newport News/Hampton are happening NOW
Election Day: Tuesday, November 8, 2022
On Election Day, polls are open from 6am-7pm.
What's on your ballot?
- Newport News - Offices on ballot: Congressional Representative, Mayor, City Council Representative (South, Central, North), School Board Member At-Large, School Board Representative (South, Central, North)
- Hampton - Offices on ballot: Congressional Representative, 3 City Council Seats (Regular), 1 City Council Seat (Special), 3 School Board Seats
Important Dates to Remember:
- Deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you: Friday, October 28, 2022 by 5 pm - bit.ly/YourVAVoteMatters
- Election Day: Tuesday, November 8th, 6am-7pm
- Last Day to Turn In Absentee Ballot: Tuesday, November 8th by 7pm
- Last Day to Mail an Absentee Ballot Back: MUST BE POSTMARKED by November 8th, and RECIEVED by 12n Nov 11th
In-Person Voting: You Can Vote Now!
- Last day of in-person EARLY voting: Saturday, November 5, 2022 by 5:00 PM
- City Hall Monday- Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Fountain Plaza II Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Both locations - Saturday, October 29th & November 5th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
- Both locations - Sunday October 30th 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
- Old Circuit Courthouse Monday-Friday from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM
- Saturday, October 29th & November 5th 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Rides to the Polls for Seniors on Nov 8th
Yellow Cab and Coastal Ride will give senior citizens free rides to the polls on Nov. 8th in Hampton and Newport News. The offer is open to any registered voter over 60 who doesn’t have their own transportation to the polls. Those interested should call the Peninsula Agency on Aging at (757) 873-0541 by 4:00 PM on Nov. 4th.
Free Hampton Roads Transit Rides on Nov 8th
On Election Day, HRT will not charge any fares on its buses, light rail, ferry and other forms of transit to help those going to vote get there for free.
Where to Go on Tuesday, November 8th:
Newport News Voter Registrar: 757-926-VOTE (8683)
Hampton Voter Registrar: 757-727-6218
If You Encounter Issues:
If you encounter any issues at the voting location, please call 866-Our-Vote (866-687-8683) or visit 866OurVote.org for more info and multi-lingual options. Stay at your voting location and they will help find a solution to the issue. Reporting issues is important so that we can make sure all is happening according to the law.
- Request your absentee ballot by 5:00 PM on October 28th
- By Phone in Newport News: 757-926-8683
- By Phone in Hampton: 757-727-6218
- Returning your absentee ballots:
- Witness signatures are required unless it is returned in-person.
- Can be returned by mail and must be postmarked by Nov 8 and received by noon on Nov 11. Don’t chance it, send it back as soon as possible.
- Can be returned in person to your voter registrar's office by 7pm on Nov 8.
- Can be returned on Nov 8 by 7pm at your local polling location.
NEW: Same-Day Voter Registration
Have you changed your name or moved and forgot to update your voter info? No worries, you can register to vote or update your voter information and vote on the same day. On Election Day, that will be at your local polling location.
Between now and November 5th: Go to the early voting location. There you can register or update your info and vote by a provisional ballot on the same day. Your vote will count once they verify your registration information.
On November 8th: Go to your polling precinct to register or update your info and vote by provisional ballot on the same day. Your vote will count once they verify your registration information.
Fill out your voter registration information completely and accurately or your provisional ballot may not count. This is very important to be accurate.
Please share this information with your friends and family because it also helps those who have had their rights restored! Check your status to see if your voting rights have been restored. If they have, you can register to vote and vote on the same day!
Check your status: Restore.Virginia.Gov
Don't forget your Voter ID!
You can use voter ID to vote, such as your driver's license or an utility bill with your name and address on it or here's a list of eligible ID's you can use. If you do not have an ID or forget your ID when you go vote, you can sign a form attesting to who you are and vote by provisional ballot.
For more information, please click on the links:
- VA Department of Elections Citizen Portal - Log in to your voter information!
- Who Is My Legislator? - Type in your address and see who represents you on the state and federal levels.
- Virginia Department of Elections - A great resource for voting info.
- Newport News Voter Registrar - Local voter resources
- Hampton Voter Registrar - Local voter resources
- Information on Restoration of Voting Rights - Apply to have your voting rights restored or check on the status of your application.
- Can't remember how a bill becomes a law, no problem! Get your refresher here.
Current Elected Officials for our area:
President - Joseph R. Biden (D)
Vice President - Kamala Harris (D)
US Senator - Mark Warner (D)
US Senator - Tim Kaine (D)
Congressional Representative and Districts
1st Rob Wittman (R)
2nd Elaine Luria (D)
3rd Robert C. "Bobby" Scott (D)
Statewide Elected Officials:
Governor -Glenn A. Youngkin (R)
Lt. Governor - Winsome Sears (R)
VA Attorney General - Jason Miyares (R)
State Senator and Districts
1st Monty Mason (D)
2nd Mamie Locke (D)
3rd Thomas Norment (R)
State Delegates and Districts
91st Aijalon C. Cordoza (R)
92nd Jeion Ward (D)
93rd Michael Mullin (D)
94th Shelly Simonds (D)
95th Marcia "Cia" Price (D)
Note: The district numbers for the House and Senate districts will change for the 2023 Election!
Newport News Local Leadership:
Mayor - McKinley Price
City Council - Vice Mayor Saundra Cherry, Tina Vick, Dave Jenkins, Pat Woodbury, Marcellus Harris, Sharon Scott
School Board - Chair Lisa Surles-Law, Vice Chair Terri Best, Gary Hunter, John Eley, Marvin Harris, Rebecca Aman, Douglas Brown
Newport News Constitutional Officers:
Sheriff - Gabe Morgan
Commonwealth's Attorney - Howard Gwynn
Commissioner of the Revenue - Tiffany Boyle
Treasurer - Marty Eubank
Clerk of Court - Angela Reason
Hampton Local Leadership:
Mayor - Donnie Tuck
City Council - Vice Mayor Jimmy Gray, Billy Hobbs, Steven Brown, Eleanor Brown, Chris Bowman, Michelle Ferebee*
School Board - Chair Richard Mason, Vice Chair Ann Cherry, Joe Kilgore, Reginald Woodhouse, Stephanie Jackson Afonja, Jason Samuels, and Tina Banks-Gray
*Appointed to serve an unexpired term
Hampton Constitutional Officers:
Sheriff -Karen Bowden
Commonwealth's Attorney - Anton Bell
Commissioner of the Revenue - Ross Mugler
Treasurer -Chris Snead
Clerk of Court - Linda Batchelor Smith
Email me at PriceForDel95@gmail.com or text us at 757-251-0787
Precincts for the 95th District (this will change in 2023):
Boulevard - Knights of Columbus Building
Briarfield – An Achievable Dream Middle & High School
Carver – Carver Elementary School
Chestnut – Dochiki Club
Deer Park - Deer Park Elementary School
Downtown – City Council Chambers
Dunbar – An Achievable Dream Academy
Hilton - Main Street Library
Huntington – Doris Miller Community Center
Jefferson – Marshall Courts Rec Center
Magruder – Discovery STEM Academy
Marshall – Marshall Early Learning Center
Newmarket* – American Legion Post 25
Newsome Park – Newsome Park Elementary School
Oyster Point - Yates Elementary School
Palmer* - Palmer Elementary School
Reed – Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center
River - Virginia War Museum
Sandy Bottom (HAMPTON)* - Sandy Bottom Nature Park
Saunders* - Saunders Elementary School
Sedgefield - Sedgefield Elementary School
South Morrison – South Morrison Family Learning Center
Warwick* - Warwick Recreation Center
Washington – Booker T. Washington Middle School
Watkins - Watkins Early Childhood Center
Wilson – Ivy Baptist Church
*split precinct with another district
Updated November 7, 2022