VOTING MATTERS

 

On Nov. 8, 2016, Donald Trump was elected president by 26 percent of eligible US voters. The United States has one of the lowest voter participation rates of all developed countries. A final report of Nonprofit Vote and US Elections Project found 60 percent of eligible Americans voted. Here in Warren County, in door-to-door canvassing last summer and fall, we Democrats met many people who stated simply and without apology: “I don’t vote.”  

 

Here’s why we think it’s important.  When you vote, you are taking a stand on the water you drink, the air you breathe, and the food you eat. Your vote affects the quality of our schools and the right to live without fear in your community. It’s about funding your local library, maintaining roads and bridges, and being sure when you call 911 that help will come. What you tell your legislators with your vote is important.  For example, do you believe young people should have access to public universities or vocational education without taking on crippling debt?  Your family’s well being  and that of your neighbor is tied to your vote.


When we are too busy or alienated to bother, when we are not concerned about the suppression of voting rights for our fellow citizens, we endanger ourselves and each other​​.

WELCOME, DEMOCRATIC VOTERS!

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GET READY TO VOTE

November 5, 2019 General Election & Special Elections

The deadline to register to vote in the 2019 General Election, or to update an existing registration, is Tuesday, October 15, 2019. The deadline to request an absentee ballot be mailed to you is Tuesday, October 29, 2019. Your request must be received by your Registrar by 5:00 p.m.  Click here to view the list of special elections in the state of Virginia. If you have additional questions, please contact the Warren County VA Voter Registrar.

WHERE DO I VOTE?

http://www.elections.virginia.gov/voter-outreach/where-to-vote.html

 

CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION

https://vote.elections.virginia.gov/VoterInformation

GET YOUR ABSENTEE BALLOT

https://www.elections.virginia.gov/casting-a-ballot/absentee-voting/

VOTER REQUIREMENTS

Learn about voter requirements in Warren County

RESTORE YOUR VOTING RIGHTS

https://www.restore.virginia.gov/

 

WHO ARE MY LEGISLATORS?

Know Your Government

WHO IS MY DELEGATE?

There are three ways to accurately identify your Virginia Delegate if you live in Warren County:

  • Check your voter registration card

  • Look it up on this website.

  • Call the Warren County Registrar's office at 540-635-4327.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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2019 GENERAL ELECTION

November 5, 2019

Register by Oct. 15, 2019

Need assistance or have questions about voting in Warren County? Contact the Voter Registrar's Office

Warren County Voter Registar's Office

465 W. 15th Street, Suite 800

Front Royal VA 22630

Phone: 540-635-4327

Fax: 540-635-5456

When Democrats lose elections, bad things happen to good people.

Learn about Restoration of Rights in Virginia

Anyone convicted of a felony in Virginia automatically loses their civil rights but the Constitution of Virginia gives the Governor the discretion to restore civil rights. Find out if you're eligible.

Election Basics: a broad overview of elections in the United States.

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2019 DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES

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APRIL MOORE

DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATE FOR VIRGINIA'S 26TH SENATE DISTRICT

Learn more about April Moore:

CANDIDATES FOR VIRGINIA HOUSE OF DELEGATES
Look up your VA House of Delegates District here.
 

 

CANDIDATE FOR VA 15TH HOUSE DISTRICT
 

BEVERLY HARRISON
Beverly Harrison of Woodstock has declared her candidacy for Virginia's 15th House of Delegates district. Ms. Harrison, a life-long Virginian with deep roots in this state, is from a family which has produced two presidents and a Founding Father. “We need a delegate who understands that we, right here in District 15, need an economy where parents and children can afford to live and work in the Valley, where small businesses thrive, where our rural agricultural history is respected. I will represent our communities, our families, our small businesses. I will listen, I will hear you, I will work for you,” said Harrison. Learn more about Beverly on her website, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter

CANDIDATE FOR VA 18TH HOUSE DISTRICT

LAURA GALANTE
Laura Galante of Marshall, Virginia, is running to represent Virginia's 18th House of Delegates district. “I’m passionate about giving back to my community and serve on the board of the Northern VA 4-H Center in Front Royal, advise a Charlottesville-based cybersecurity company, and lead a livestock cloverbud 4-H club in Fauquier. We’re on the cusp of a moment when living in rural areas and small towns can mean locally-based opportunity and close-knit communities--not a youth and skill drain to the cities and suburbs. It’s why I’m running to be your delegate for Virginia’s 18th House District,” said Galante. Learn more about Laura on her website, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter

 

CANDIDATE FOR VA 29TH HOUSE DISTRICT
 

IRNIA KHANIN
In Virginia's 29th House of Delegates district first-time candidate Irina Khanin of Winchester, Virginia, has recently announced her intention to seek this seat. “As a child advocate attorney in rural Virginia and a family member of someone who was denied coverage for a life-threatening disease, I know the fear of not having access to healthcare. In office I will be committed to improving your lives by expanding access to healthcare and championing excellent education for all our children,” said Khanin. Learn more about Irina on her website, or follow her on Facebook and Twitter

 

CANDIDATE FOR WARREN COUNTY SHERIFF

 

JORGE AMSELLE

Jorge Amselle has over 25 years’ experience in economics, law, public policy, and communications, and a decade of working with law enforcement as a security professional and a journalist. He will work to promote real criminal justice reform that improves public safety and protects the taxpayer. Learn more about Jorge on his website, or follow him on Facebook and Twitter

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