General Voter Information


If you have received a notice from the Voter Participation Center (VPC) or The Center for Voter Information (CVI) stating you may not be registered to vote — please click here for more information.  Notices from VPC or CVI


How to register

You can register or update your voter registration several different ways. 

  • Complete a Voter Registration Application and return it to Department of Elections & Voter Registration at PO Box 62, Fincastle, 24090  
  • Register in person at our office at 2 East Main Street, Fincastle
  • Register or update your registration on the Virginia Dept of Elections citizen portal.
  • Register or update at any DMV while taking care of other business
  • At any state agency 

When to register

  • Registrations or updates to voter registrations must be received no less than 21 days prior to the date of any election to be valid for that election.  (see Election Calendar)
  • Voter Registration must be updated whenever there is a change of residence/mailing address or name. 
    • Notifying Post Office or others does not change your voter registration
  • Individuals who will be 18-years old by date of the November General Election are eligible to register
    • If there is a primary to choose candidates for the November election, individuals who will be 18 years old by the November election are eligible to register and vote in that primary.  Registrations must be received by the appropriate registration deadline. (see Election Calendar)

Voters who do not update their registration in a timely manner could be ineligible to vote in an election if particular criteria apply.  



Botetourt County is comprised of five (5) magisterial districts each containing two (2) precincts.  

  • Amsterdam Magisterial District
    • Daleville Precinct (101)
      • Polling Location:  Lord Botetourt High School, 1435 Roanoke Road, Daleville
    • Greenfield Precinct (102)
      • Polling Location:  Greenfield Elementary School, 288 Etzler Road, Troutville
  • Blue Ridge Magisterial District
    • Blue Ridge Precinct (201)
      • Polling Location:  Colonial Elementary School, 2941 Webster Road, Blue Ridge
    • Rainbow Forest Precinct (202)
      • Polling Location:  Rainbow Forest Baptist Church Youth Center, 1338 Rainbow Forest Drive, Troutville
  • Buchanan Magisterial District
    • Buchanan Precinct (301)
      • Polling Location:  Buchanan Elementary School, 255 Schoolhouse Road, Buchanan
    • Mill Creek Precinct (302)
      • Polling Location:  Mill Creek Baptist Church, 11475 Lee Highway, Fincastle
  • Fincastle Magisterial District
    • Eagle Rock Precinct (403)
      • Polling Location:  Eagle Rock Elementary School, 145 Eagles Nest Drive, Eagle Rock
    • Fincastle Precinct (406)
      • Polling Location:  Fincastle Baptist Church, 7330 Roanoke Road, Fincastle
  • Valley Magisterial District
    • Troutville Precinct (501)
      • Polling Location:  Troutville Elementary School, 12 Barron Road, Troutville
    • Cloverdale Precinct (502)
      • Polling Location:  Read Mountain Middle School, 182 Orchard Hill Drive, Cloverdale

Map of Magisterial Districts

Precincts Map


The Department of Elections & Voter Registration offer several options for voters who may have difficulty voting in their assigned polling location. 

  • Voters with a disability or illness are eligible to vote absentee.  (see Absentee Voting)
  • Curbside voting is available at all precincts on Election Day and at the Dept of Elections & Voter Registration during absentee voting.  
  • ADA marking devices are available at all polling locations on Election Day and at the Dept of Elections & Voter Registration during absentee voting for voters who may have difficulty marking their ballot.
  • Device offers audio for the visually impaired
  • Voters may bring someone to assist them (voter and assistant will be required to complete an authorization form prior to voting)
  • Voter may ask for assistance from election official (voter and election official will be required to complete an authorization form prior to voting)
  • All polling locations are ADA accessible

For more information on the accommodations available, contact Department of Elections & Voter Registration at (540) 928-2120