Official Election Notice
2013 Primary Election
Election Date: 06/11/2013
This is an official notice of an election to be conducted in Waynesboro City on Tuesday, June 11, 2013. This notice is only in the case a Primary Election will be held. Both Democrat and Republican Parties have called for a Primary. The Democrat Party will hold a Primary to nominate candidates for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General.
The Republican Party has called for a Primary to nominate a candidate for the House of Delegates (District 20)
if so needed. You may register to vote and request a regular absentee ballot by using the federal postcard application (FPCA), available at WWW.FVAP.GOV
You can electronically apply for ballots by submitting your FPCA
by fax to 540-942-6501 or scanned email attachment to WootenLP@ci.waynesboro.va.us
. Detailed instructions are provided in the Virginia Voting Assistance Guide, available at
This notice enables you to identify all of the federal, state, local offices and, if applicable, ballot measures this city/county expects, as of this date, to be on their 06/11/2013 ballot. (See Virginia State Board of Elections website, What is on my Ballot?, available at http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Index.html)
An Election Notice will be prepared not later than 100 days before a regularly scheduled election that permits absentee voting, and as soon as practicable in the case of a not regularly scheduled Special Election. As soon as ballot styles are approved, the Virginia State Board of Elections will update its website with the certified candidates for each office and ballot measures that will be on the ballot. For most elections, ballots will be sent at least 46 days before the election to voters that have requested them. You may request an updated Election Notice be sent to you.
Using a Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot:
This notice may be used to vote a federal write-in absentee ballot (FWAB).
Before using a FWAB, you must first request a regular absentee ballot by using the federal postcard application (FPCA), available at WWW.FVAP.GOV You can electronically apply for ballots by submitting your FPCA by fax to 540-942-6501 or scanned email attachment to WootenLP@ci.waynesbor.va.us. Detailed instructions are provided in the Virginia Voting Assistance Guide, available at
Covered military and overseas voters who have not timely received a regular absentee ballot may use the FWAB to register to vote, request an absentee ballot, and vote an official military-overseas ballot. Your signed and completed FWAB must be received no later than the close of polls on Election Day. If received later than this day and time, your FWAB ballot normally will not be counted. Federal write-in absentee ballots are available at WWW.FVAP.GOV A FWAB ballot or a regular ballot can only be returned by mail addressed to the voting official for your city or county of voting residence. Virginia does not allow return of any voted ballot electronically, by email or fax.
Marking a Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot:
When marking a FWAB, for each office for which you wish to vote, write in either a candidate's name or political party designation. For ballot measures or referenda, write either "YES" (you are for the ballot measure or referendum) or "NO" (you are against the ballot measure or referendum). If you indicated you wish to participate in a party primary, you may only vote for the candidates of the party you indicated. Please contact your local election official to confirm your absentee or voter registration status. You may also visit the Virginia State Board of Elections website to check your Voter Registration and Absentee Voting status from the home page: http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Index.html
Please check the website for the Virginia State Board of Elections (www.sbe.virginia.gov ) for additional information on military-overseas absentee voting.
The Constitution of Virginia requires you to be registered in the Ward in which you live in order to vote. For the convenience of the citizens of Waynesboro, the Voter Registration Office is open every day Monday-Friday, 9:00AM to 5:00PM at 250 S Wayne Avenue, Suite 205, Waynesboro, VA 22980.
In order to be eligible to vote in the June 11th, 2013 Democratic Primary Election, you must be registered no later than 5:00PM Monday, May 20, 2013. Anyone wishing to vote in this election may do so. The following offices with the Democratic Nominees will be on the ballot:
Also, for the convenience of the citizens the Voter Registration Office will be open on Saturday, June 8th, 2013 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM for the purpose of Absentee Voting. This is also the last day in which a voter may cast an absentee ballot in person. Tuesday, June 4th, 2013 is the last day in which an absentee ballot can be mailed.
All citizens are encouraged to register. Remember, “Always vote and be counted!” Polls open at 6:00AM and close at 7:00PM for ALL elections.
Lisa P. Wooten, CPGR, VREO
250 S. Wayne Avenue, Suite 205
Waynesboro, VA 22980
The Office of the Voter Registrar provides Voter Registration Applications, receives applications and processes them. A Voter card is then mailed to the resident address of the voter. This office maintains the Registered Voters lists, aids the Electoral Board in preparations for all elections, maintains the files of all election results, receives, checks and stores all campaign finance reports, checks petition signatures and certifies candidates and election winners to the State Board of Elections. All responsibilities are done under the supervision of SBE and in accordance with the code and laws of Virginia as passed by the General Assembly.
The Electoral Board is a three member board appointed by the Circuit Court Judges. It is responsible for the conduct of all elections. They print ballots, prepare voting machines and polling sites and recruit and train all election officials. They are guided by State Board of Elections procedures and the Code of Virginia.
The following is a list of precincts (polling places) and addresses in the City. If you are not sure in which precinct you vote, check your voter registration card. If you don’t have a voter registration card, please contact the office and one will be provided to you.
Ward A: Second Presbyterian Church
133 N. Delphine Avenue
Ward B: Waynesboro Public Library
600 S. Wayne Avenue
Ward C: Wayne Hills Elementary School
941 Fir Street
Ward D: Westminster Presbyterian Church
1904 Mt. Vernon Street