Upcoming Elections

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Offices Up for Election in 2023

In Virginia, we have elections every year. This year the entire Virginia State House is up for election, in addition to some school board elections. These are important elections because they will determine the last two years of Governor Youngkin’s term as he pursues national recognition. It’s our chance to undo his damage to the Democratic agenda. If you have any inclination to run, or if you know of anyone that you can encourage to run, please let us know.  We should be encouraging people to run for these positions!

The offices you’ll vote for depend on where you live. Each county Registrar’s Office can help you with details (links available below under Polling Locations). Or visit the Virginia Department of Elections and use your zip code or the interactive maps to find out who you’ll be voting for in November 2023.

This section will be updated as information is available for the 2023 election.

Primary Day: Information coming soon
Election Day: Information coming soon

Virginia Election Calendars and Schedules

Polling Locations

Some polling locations changed in redistricting. You should be notified if this is the case, but be sure to check with your county Registrar’s Office to find out where you vote. Also use the links below for specific information about voting in each lake area county.

Bedford County Registrar’s Office
Franklin County Registrar’s Office
Pittsylvania County Registrar’s Office

Electoral Districts

The 2020 Census required voting district maps to be redrawn nationwide, and our lake area districts changed as of 2022. We voted in new Congressional Districts (listed below) in 2022; new state representation districts (House of Delegates and Senate) will change to the following in the 2023 election.

  • Bedford County lake representation is now in Congressional District 9, House of Delegates District 51 and Senate District 8.
  • Franklin County is now in Congressional District 9, House of Delegates District 39 and Senate District 7.
  • Pittsylvania County is now in Congressional District 5, House of Delegates District 48 and Senate District 9.

Visit our page, Current Elected Officials, or Who’s My Legislator?, a page on the Virginia Assembly website, for more information about your representation in Virginia.

Learn more

To help you learn more about voting, candidates and issues, use the following links to local and state organizations.

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SML Democrats includes members from communities around Smith Mountain Lake: Bedford, Glade Hill, Goodview, Hardy, Huddleston, Moneta, Penhook, Redwood, Union Hall, Westlake and Wirtz.