Electoral Board and General Registrar
The Office of General Registrar and Electoral Board of the County of Nelson Virginia strive to promote the highest level of service to the citizens of Nelson County by providing equitable opportunities to register and vote; and by maintaining accurate records relating to voter registration, elections, election officials, and candidates. We are committed to promoting democracy and public trust in our endeavors to ensure fair and impartial elections.
Jacqueline Britt, Director of Elections/General Registrar
The General Registrar and Assistant Registrars are responsible for registering people to vote, maintaining official registration records, educating the public about voter registration, and together with the Electoral Board and Officers of Election, administering elections for the County of Nelson.
Linda S. Hughes | Chairman
Armand J. Thieblot | Vice Chairman
Susan B. Greene | Secretary
The Electoral Board is composed of three members who are appointed by a majority of Circuit Court Judges serving Nelson. They serve a three-year staggered term. Representation is given to the “…two political parties having the the highest and next to highest number of votes in the Commonwealth for Governor at the last preceding gubernatorial election.” Virginia Election Law 24.2-106.
The Electoral Board appoints the General Registrar who serves a four-year term.