The City of Fredericksburg will hold a general election on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, to elect a mayor, two at-large city council members, and two at-large school board members. On election day, the polls will be open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m.
The ballot will include:
Richard M. Dynes
Mary Katherine Greenlaw
Member, City Council At-Large
Kerry P. Devine
Matthew J. Kelly
Member, School Board At-Large
Jarvis E. Bailey
Jannan W. Holmes
Charlotte G. Horne
Deadlines for the May 3, 2016, General Election
Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration is 5 p.m. Monday, April 11.
Deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is 5 p.m. Tuesday, April 26. Your request must be received by your registrar by 5 p.m.
Deadline to request an absentee ballot by appearing in-person is 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30.
Visit the state’s absentee voting website for complete details.
In-Person Absentee Voting
In-person absentee voting is open at the City of Fredericksburg Voter Registrar’s Office 8:30 a.m. – 4:40 p.m. Monday through Friday, beginning March 18. Absentee voting will also be available 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Saturday, April 30. The registrar’s office is located at 601 Caroline St, Suite 500-A, in downtown Fredericksburg.
Registration Status and Polling Locations
Check your voter registration status and find your polling location online using the highlighted links.
Register to Vote
Information on registration and online registration are available at the Virginia Department of Elections webpage.
Photo Identification Required
Virginia law requires all voters to provide an acceptable form of photo identification at the polls. Acceptable forms of photo ID for in-person voting include:
– Valid Virginia Driver’s License or Identification Card
– Valid Virginia DMV issued Veteran’s ID card
– Valid United States Passport
– Other government-issued photo identification cards (must be issued by US Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political subdivision of the Commonwealth
– Valid college or university student photo identification card (must be from an institution of higher education located in Virginia)
– Employee identification card containing a photograph of the voter and issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business
or a Virginia Voter Photo ID Card obtained through any local general registrar’s office
See a complete list and more information at Virginia Voter Photo Identification.
City of Fredericksburg May 3 General Election Details
City Council Candidate Questionnaire: Kerry Devine
City Council Candidate Questionnaire: Matt Kelly
Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire: Mary Katherine Greenlaw
Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire: Richard Dynes
FredXchange Hosts Candidate Forum
Second Fredericksburg Mayoral Debate Scheduled for April 20
Richard Dynes Enters Race for Fredericksburg Mayor
Mayor Greenlaw Announces Bid for Re-Election
Matt Kelly Announces Re-Election Run