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November 3, 2020, General and Special Election


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Sign up to be a poll worker


  • Attend required training on Thursday, October 22 at Greenfield Education and Training Center Auditorium at 6:00 PM
  • Work in one of our precincts, greeting voters upon arrival
  • Help to maintain social distancing
  • Clean frequently used surfaces
  • Remind Voters to have ID ready to help maintain a smooth flow

Contact Botetourt Department of Elections and Voter Registration for more information 540-928-2120 or email Traci Clark.

How to vote

Botetourt Department of Elections and Voter Registration

Virginia Department of Elections


Federal Election Commission – Official United States Government website that tracks campaign finance and donations.

Center for Public Integrity – A well documented investigative journalism organization and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 2014 & 2017.

Newsguard -Browser extension that provides an easy way to evaluate websites. “Green-Red ratings compiled by a team of trained journalists signal if a website is trying to get it right, has a hidden agenda, or knowingly publishes falsehoods or propaganda.”

Politifact – A fact-checking website founded by editors of Time Magazine and in conjunction with Congressional Quarterly.

BallotReady – A nonpartisan site that allows you to build your ballot by diving into every candidate and referendum on your ballot including candidate’s backgrounds, stances on issues, and experience.  BallotReady lets you “explore your ballot, make informed choices, and vote!”. – Pros and Cons of Current Issues – Feeling overwhelmed by all the issues being debated during the 2020 Presidential Election? Start here! is a nonprofit nonpartisan public charity that use professional researchers and rigorous editorial standards. 

Project Vote Smart – A nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that collects and distributes information on candidates for public office.

TurboVote – A tool that makes voting easy by sending text or email messages verifying voter registration status, reminders about important election deadlines, and polling place location. Developed by the nonpartisan group Democracy Works.

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