Election Day may be two months away, however in-person absentee early voting begins in Goochland County on September 22 at the Voter Satellite Office in the Goochland Sports Complex.
In-person absentee voting will be open during business hours Monday – Friday from 8:30am – 4:30pm beginning on Friday, September 22 through Friday, November 3, as well as the following weekend days: Sunday, September 24 from 12pm until 4pm, Saturday, October 28 from 9am – 5pm, and Saturday, November 4 from 9am – 5pm. There will be no in-person voting on October 9th.
Dedicated parking for in-person absentee early voting and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) parking for the Voter Satellite Office will be located in front of the Goochland Sports Complex. Additional parking will be available behind the Office of the General Registrar.
Voting Absentee by Mail
Planning to vote absentee by mail? Ballots for the November 7, 2023 November General Election will be available Friday, September 22, but you can request them right now! The last day to request an Absentee Ballot to be sent to you is Friday, October 27.
Voters can apply for an Absentee Ballot online at https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation and www.goochlandva.us/vote.
Applications can be returned in person at the Office of the General Registrar located at 1876 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA 23063, by mail to the General Registrar at PO Box 1013, Goochland, VA 23063, by fax to 804-556-6323 or by email to email@example.com.
Returning Your Ballot
Your voted ballot can be returned by mail to PO Box 1013, Goochland, VA, 23063.
Ballots can also be returned during normal business hours to a drop off location at the Office of the General Registrar at 1876 Sandy Hook Rd, Goochland, VA 23063 or at the Voter Satellite Office at the Goochland County Sports Complex at 1800 Sandy Hook Rd, Goochland, VA 23063.
The Sports Complex drop off location will also be available on Sunday, September 24 from 12pm – 4pm, as well as Saturday October 28 and Saturday, November 4 from 9am - 5pm
Drop off locations will also be available at our polling places on Election Day. Please visit the General Registrar’s District Information page at https://www.goochlandva.us/562/District-Information for a list of those addresses.
Important Dates for the November 7, 2023 General Election
- Absentee Voting begins: Friday, September 22, 2023
- Open for Absentee Voting: Sunday, September 24, 2023 12pm - 4pm
- Last day to register to vote or update voter registration: Monday, October 16, 2023
- Last day to request an absentee ballot to be mailed: Friday, October 27, 2023
- Open for Absentee Voting: Saturday, October 28, 2023 9am - 5pm
- Last day to vote Absentee In-Person: Saturday, November 4, 2023 9am - 5pm
- Election Day: Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Upcoming Election Information and Sample Ballot
Important Election Day and Sample Ballot information is available and can be found at https://www.goochlandva.us/848/Election-Information-and-Sample-Ballot.
For more information on voting in Goochland including early voting please visit www.goochlandva.us/vote.