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Tuesday is Election Day. Here is What to Expect.

Election Day is Tuesday. Do you know where to vote? (WYDaily/ Courtesy of Unsplash)
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HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Tuesday, Nov. 8 is election day.  If you have not already voted either early or by absentee ballot, here is a round-up of what to expect when heading to the polls.

James City County

The Office of Elections notes 2022 redistricting has been completed. Some polling places have changed while others remain the same. Voters may find their polling place here.

The Office of Elections has also relocated to 4095 Ironbound Road Courthouse Green, located behind the courthouse in Williamsburg.

All voters are now in the 1st Congressional District. A sample ballot may be found here.

City of Williamsburg

The City of Williamsburg is now in new congressional, State Senate, and House districts due to redistricting:

  • Congressional District 1 (map)
  • State Senate District 24 (map)
  • House of Delegates District 71 (map)

The seats in these districts are currently held by U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman, State Sen. Monty Mason, and Del. Amanda Batten. Voter Information Notices were mailed to voters who will be affected by the changes, telling voters what districts they live in and where their polling place is located.

Results of the November General Election will be available on the Virginia Department of Elections website.  

Positions on the ballot for City of Williamsburg voters:

  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • City Council

Sample ballots may be found here:

York County

Tuesday’s election will be the first election after redistricting, with all York County voters in new districts. Voters can check their district by reviewing their voter registration information online. 

York County voters will be choosing a member of the 1st Congressional District for the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as choosing a Commonwealth’s Attorney. A sample ballot is available here.

All regular York County polling places will be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Those in line at 7 p.m. will still be able to vote and should not get out of line. 

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