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Election Schedule

REGULAR HOURS:  M-F 8am-12:30pm, 1:30pm-5pm |E-MAIL:  registrar@salemva.gov
PHONE:  (540) 375-3034|FAX:  (540) 375-4052|LOCATION:  19 East Clay Street, Salem, VA 24153

When do elections take place?

Each year general elections are held on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November.

If a primary election is called, it is held on the second Tuesday in June.

2021
June 8 – Democratic Primary
November 2 – Governor - 4 Year Term
November 2 – Lieutenant Governor - 4 Year Term
November 2 – Attorney General - 4 Year Term
November 2 – House of Delegates - 2 Year Term
November 2 – Commonwealth Attorney - 4 Year Term
November 2 – Sheriff - 4 Year Term
November 2 – Commissioner of the Revenue - 4 Year Term
November 2 – Treasurer - 4 Year Term

2022
May 3 – City Council - 2 Seats
June 14 – Primary (If Held)
November 8 – U. S. Representative - 2 Year Term

2023
June 13 – Primary (If Held)
November 7 – Virginia Senate - 4 Year Term
November 7 – House of Delegates - 2 Year Term

2024
March 5 – Presidential Primary
May 7 – City Council - 3 Seats
June 11 – Primary (If Held)
November 5 – U. S. President - 4 Year Term
November 5 – U. S. Senate - 6 Year Term
November 5 – U. S. Representative - 2 Year Term