Voters’ Guide 2016: Fredericksburg General Election

by | May 3, 2016 | Government

Compiled by Susan Larson. File photo copyright Fredericksburg.Today.

Polls will be open 6 a.m. – 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 3, 2016, for the City of Fredericksburg general election. On the ballot are seats for mayor, city council, and school board. This outline provides an overview of who is on the ballot, where the polling places are located, and what you need to bring with you in order to vote. Click the hyperlinks for more details.

Mayoral Candidates
Fredericksburg Planning Commission Vice Chairman Richard Dynes is running against the incumbent mayor, Mary Katherine Greenlaw.

Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire: Richard Dynes

Mayoral Candidate Questionnaire: Mary Katherine Greenlaw

Video: Closing Statements from Mayoral Candidates Debate

School Board Candidates
Three candidates are running for two at-large seats. The candidates are Jarvis Bailey, Jannan Holmes, and Charlotte Horne.

School Board Candidate Questionnaire: Jarvis Bailey

School Board Candidate Questionnaire: Jannan Holmes

School Board Candidate Questionnaire: Charlotte Horne

City Council At-Large Seats
Incumbents Kerry Devine and Matt Kelly are running unopposed for their at-large city council seats.

City Council Candidate Questionnaire: Kerry Devine

City Council Candidate Questionnaire: Matt Kelly

Are You Registered to Vote?
Check your voter registration status online.

Do You Know Where to Vote?
Confirm your polling location online using the highlighted link. City of Fredericksburg locations are:

Ward 1: Precinct 101
Hugh Mercer Elementary School, 2100 Cowan Blvd.

Ward 2: Precinct 201
Dorothy Hart Community Center (Gym), 408 Canal St.

Ward 3: Precinct 301
Walker-Grant Middle School, One Learning Lane

Ward 4: Precinct 401
New City Fellowship Church, 200 Prince Edward St.

Ward 4: Precinct 402
V.F.W. Post 3103, 2701 Princess Anne St.

Central Absentee Precinct
Executive Plaza, 601 Caroline St., Suite 500-A

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.

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