Elections and Voter Registration

Next Electoral Board Meetings 

Until further notice the Goochland County Electoral Board will be holding meetings virtually via Zoom. Information to view/join meetings will be posted here.

The Electoral Board meeting scheduled for Tuesday, April 13 has been postponed until Wednesday, April 14, 2021- 8:30am- The Electoral Board will go into a closed meeting to review the Voting System Security Plan and conduct the Final Testing of Voting Equipment for the June 8 Democratic Primary. - Agenda

Minutes for approval

Meeting ID: 837 0772 6691

Passcode: 881943

To join meeting online:


if you would like to speak during citizen comment please click "raise hand" (if using mobile device press "more" and then "raise hand").

To join using telephone:

        888 788 0099 US Toll-free

        877 853 5247 US Toll-free

if you would like to speak during citizen comment press *9 to raise your hand and *6 to mute/unmute yourself.

The minutes from each meeting will be archived here after approval at the following meeting

2021 Primary
June 8 2021 100 Day

Voter Registration 

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 18 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).
  • Not be registered and plan to vote in another state.
  • Not currently declared mentally incompetent by a court of law.
  • If convicted of a felony, your right to vote must have been restored.

Apply to register to vote or update your current registration online here

Or you can download and print the Virginia Voter Registration Application here. Your completed application may be submitted by mail or brought to our Voter Registration Office. 

Become an Election Officer

To become an Election Officer one must:

  • Be registered to vote in the Commonwealth of Virginia.
  • Be 18 years of age. 
  • Be willing to start work at 5:00 AM and stay until the precinct is closed and cleaned up (usually about 8:30 PM).
  • You will receive a stipend for you day of volunteer service.

 If you are interested in becoming an Election Officer for Goochland County, please apply here.  We will be in contact shortly.