Registrar

About the Registrar


The Colonial Heights Registrar is an official appointed to a four-year term by a three-member Electoral Board of the city. The Registrar is responsible for voter registration and duties associated with organizing and conducting all city elections.

Responsibilities


The Registrar is formally charged with responsibilities for compliance with the directives of the Electoral Board, the State Board of Elections, the Commonwealth of Virginia Election Code, and the City Council to serve the voters of the city in the most effective manner possible.

Day-to-Day Operations


The Registrar’s Office is responsible for all day-to-day operations regarding elections administration, including but not limited to:
  • Absentee voting
  • Administration of polling places during elections
  • Maintaining voter registration and electoral records
  • Processing candidates for all local elections
  • Voter registration

Districts


Colonial Heights is an independent city located 25 miles south of Richmond with a population of approximately 17,700 and 11,954 registered voters. The city belongs to the following districts:
  • Fourth Congressional District
  • Eleventh State Senatorial District
  • Sixty-sixth House of Delegate District