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Registering to Vote in Virginia

Who can register to vote?
  1. You must be a citizen of the United States of America
  2. You must be a resident of Virginia
  3. You must be at least 18 years of age by the next general election
  4. If you have been convicted of a felony, your voting rights must be restored and you must provide proof of restoration
  5. You must NOT BE currently judged by a Circuit Court to be mentally incompetent
How do I register to vote?

Registering to vote is a uniform procedure statewide. You must complete a Virginia Voter Registration Application or a National Voter Registration Application. Forms are accepted in person or by mail. You may:
You can also pick up a Voter Registration Application from one of the following locations around the County:
Amherst County Public Library 382 S. Main St Amherst, VA  24521
Amherst County Public Library (Madison Heights) 200 River James Madison Heights, VA  24572
Amherst County Treasurer's Office 100 Goodwin St Amherst, VA  24521
Amherst County Commissioner of the Revenue 100 Goodwin St Amherst, VA  24521
Once you've completed filling out the form you can mail it to:
Voter Registration Office
PO Box 550
Amherst, Virginia 24521