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State Level Offices
Governor: Honorable Ralph S. Northam (D)
(804) 786-2211 www.governor.virginia.gov
Honorable Justin E. Fairfax (D)
(804) 786-2078 www.ltgov.virginia.gov/
Honorable Mark R. Herring (D)
(804) 786-2071 www.oag.state.va.us
Legislative: Representatives for Virginia in the United States Congress
for Virginia in the United States Senate:
Senator Tim Kaine (D): kaine.senate.gov Richmond Office: (804) 771-2221 DC Office: (202) 224-4024
Senator Mark Warner (D): warner.senate.gov Richmond Office: (804) 775-2314 DC Office: (202) 224-2023
Congressional Districts in the House of Representatives:
CD 1 Rob Wittman (R): wittman.house.gov Hanover Office: (804) 730-6595 DC Office: (202) 225-4261
CD 2 Elaine Luria (D): luria.house.gov Peninsula Office, Yorktown: (757) 364-7650 DC Office: (202) 225-4215
Legislative: Virginia General Assembly
Annual session convenes the 2nd Wednesday in January.
The GA is a bicameral legislature with 40 Senate members
and 100 House of Delegates members.
During Sessions, Bill information:
Division of Legislative Services (804) 698-1470
State Senate: 4-year terms
Monty Mason (D-1)
(804) 698-7501 District (757) 229-9310
Mamie Locke (D-2)
represents portion of York County
Don’t forget about local government! These offices have a great deal of influence over our communities. Organized, consistent communication with these officials can shape public policy.
City of Williamsburg
Doug Pons, Mayor (757) 220-0961
W. Pat Dent, Vice Mayor, (757) 207-0924
Barbara Ramsey (757) 229-5109
Edward F. “Ted” Maslin (757) 378-2536
Caleb T. Rogers, (757) 707-9672
Andrew O. Trivette, City Manager (757) 220-6100
James City County
Powhatan: Michael J. Hipple (I) Chair
Stonehouse: Sue Sadler (R) Vice Chair (757) 585-9272
Berkeley: Ruth Larson (I)
Roberts: John J. McGlennon (D)
Jamestown: James Icenhour (D)
Scott Stevens, County Administrator
County Administrator: Neil Morgan
(757) 890-3320 Fax: (757) 890-4000
York County School Board Officials
Mark J. Shafer, District 1: 757-879-6380
Brett Higginbotham (Chair), District 2: 757-897-0027
Laurel M. Garrelts (Vice Chair), District 3: 757-897-1923
James E. Richardson, District 4: 757-869-0573
Sean P. Myatt, District 5: 757-879-6465
How to Vote
- To go to the elections web site of the League of Women Voters Education Fund, see the “Election Information You Need” at vote411.org. Or click on the Vote411 icon below. This web site includes information on elections, candidates, election laws, voting equipment, etc. – and covers all 50 states.
- Go to Virginia Department of Elections for official voter information for our state. Here you can begin the registration process, check on whether you are already registered, find your polling place if you are registered, and see who is on the ballot in upcoming elections. It also includes links to voter registrars in Virginia cities and counties, including the City of Williamsburg and James City and York Counties.
Voting requirements in Virginia
Access your Virginia voter record to update your registration, apply to vote absentee, and view your polling place, election district, absentee ballot status, and voting history at elections.virginia.gov/citizen-portal
General elections are every November. Polls are open 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Other voting information is available from the web site or you can contact the Virginia Department of Elections at (804)864-8901 [toll free (800)552-9745]. Questions can also be directed to your local Voter Registrar (see below).
Be sure to bring one ID of the following valid types:
• Virginia Driver’s License or ID Card
• Virginia DMV issued Veteran’s ID card
• United States Passport
• Other government-issued ID cards (must be issued by US Government, the Commonwealth of Virginia, or a political body of the Commonwealth) Tribal enrollment or other tribal ID issued by one of 11 tribes recognized by the Commonwealth of Virginia
• College or university student ID card from a school of higher education located in Virginia
• Employee ID card issued by an employer of the voter in the ordinary course of the employer’s business
To see a current list of acceptable voter ID, go to the Virginia Department of Elections website.
Check the State Elections website for the most up to date information.
Voter Registration Where You Live
You can also contact these local voter registrars directly in order to register to vote or if you have questions about voting, including your precinct and polling place.
- In the City of Williamsburg, contact Tina Reitzel at 757-220-6157.
- In James City County, Dianna S. Moorman at 757-253-6868.
- In York County, Walter Latham, Jr. at 757-890-3440.
Voter Protection Information
Email the Voter Services Chair