Educational Resources

Getting Involved

How to build a state and local Election Integrity Infrastructure

What If’s? (Election Day Guide for Officers)

✓ Application to be Officer of Elections

  • Local city or county website under “Voting and Elections”
  • Virginia Department of Elections website
  • Must notify the local Unit Party Chairman (or independent candidate) to send a letter to the local Board of Elections verifying that you are authorized to represent the “Party” as an Officer of Elections

Helpful Documents

Letter of Authorization for Poll Watchers signed by local Unit Party Chairman, may be copied, original not necessary.

Virginia Elections Day Guide (Rev2021_03)