Virginia Governor’s High School Voter Registration Challenge

Read the Governor’s Press Release HERE!

Virginia’s Governor, Secretary of Administration along with the Dept. of Elections and the League of Women Voters of Virginia have kicked off new opportunities for Virginia High Schools and Colleges can earn an award for Voter Registration of students who will be at least 18 years of age by 11/3/20 (General Election date.)

Schools that register at 65%, or more, of eligible students will earn the award. Virginia high schools can sign-up to participate in the Challenge by emailing   

The deadline for the challenge to end is May 18, 2020

What Are The Prerequisites For Registering To Vote In Virginia?
  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a resident of Virginia
  • Be at least 18 years old by the next general election. 17-year-olds who will turn 18 on or before the next general election (November 5th, 2019) can register now.
  • Seventeen-year-olds who are registered to vote can also vote in primary AND special elections in Virginia!
  • Have had voting rights restored if have ever been convicted of a felony
  • Have had capacity restored if have ever been declared mentally incapacitated in a Circuit Court
Questions on which elections these early registers may vote:

(Provided by David Nichols at Elections.Virginia.Gov as an official paraphrasing of a somewhat difficult to understand statute § 24.2-403. Persons under 18 years of age.)

  • Can they vote in the March 3 primary? Yes, they may.
  • Can they vote in the May town or city elections? No
  • Can they vote in the June Primary elections? Yes
  • Are there any special elections where they cannot while 17 years old? The person would have to turn 18 by the special election in order to be eligible to vote in it.

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO REGISTER?

  • Your Social Security Number
  • Your Date of Birth

CAN YOU REGISTER TO VOTE ONLINE?

Yes, if you have a Virginia driver’s license or learners’ permit, you can! If not, then you can begin the registration process online. You will, however, need to print out the application and mail it in.

Virginia residents, mail your application to:

Virginia Department of Elections
Washington Building
1100 Bank Street, First Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Phone (804) 864-8901
Email:

Download the 2019-20 Governor’s Challenge High School Voter Registration flyer HERE and post or share in places where anyone meeting the criteria can see it.

The official school links for HIgh Schools, Community Colleges, and Colleges can be found below. Use those if you are a student at one of these schools. If you are a Homeschool student, then you need to use this link Homeschooled. For those who are not students but meet the criteria, use this link Not Student.

Alphabetical Listing of Schools with Links to Register

[A] •  [B] • [C] •  [D] • [E] • [F] • [G] • [H] • [I] • [J] • [K] • [L] • [M] • [N] • [O] • [P] • [Q] • [R] • [S] • [T] • [U] • [V] • [W] • [X] • [Y] • [Z] [Virginia Community Colleges] • [Virginia 4-Yr. Colleges]

VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOLS VIRGINIA HIGH SCHOOLS
— A —  
Abingdon High School, Abingdon  Annandale High School, Annandale 
Albemarle High School, Charlottesville  Appomattox County High School, Appomattox 
Alexandria Friends School, Alexandria Appomattox Regional Governor’s School for the Arts And Technology, Petersburg 
Alleghany High School, Low Moor  Arcadia High School, Oak Hall 
Alliance Christian High School, Portsmouth  Armstrong High School, Richmond 
Altavista High School, Altavista Arnold R. Burton Technology Center, Salem 
Amelia Academy, Amelia Court House  Atlantic Shores Christian School, Chesapeake  
Amelia County High School, Amelia Court House  Atlee High School, Mechanicsville 
Amherst County High School, Amherst  Auburn High School, Riner 
— B —  
Banner Christian School, Richmond  Bluestone High School, Skipwith 
Bassett High School, Bassett  Booker T. Washington High School, Norfolk 
Bath County High School, Hot Springs  Brentsville District High School, Nokesville 
Battlefield High School, Haymarket  Briar Woods High School, Ashburn 
Bayside High School, Virginia Beach   Bridgeport Academy, Hampton 
Benedictine High School, Richmond  Broad Run High School, Ashburn 
Bethel High School, Hampton  Broadway High School, Broadway 
Bishop Denis J. O’Connell High School, Arlington  Brooke Point High School, Stafford 
Bishop Ireton High School, Alexandria  Brookville High School, Lynchburg 
Bishop Sullivan Catholic High School, Virginia Beach  Brunswick Academy, Lawrenceville 
Blacksburg High School, Blacksburg  Brunswick High School, Lawrenceville
Bland High School, Bland  Bruton High School, Williamsburg 
Blessed Sacrament Huguenot, Powhatan  Bryant Alternative High, Alexandria 
Blue Ridge School, St. George  Buckingham County High School, Buckingham 
Blue Ridge Technical Academy, Roanoke  Buffalo Gap High School, Swoope 
— C —  
C. D. Hylton High School, Woodbridge  Chesterfield Community High School, Chester 
Cape Henry Collegiate School, Virginia Beach  Chilhowie High School, Chilhowie 
Carlbrook School, Halifax  Chincoteague High School, Chincoteague
Caroline High School, Milford Christchurch School, Christchurch
Carroll County High School, Hillsville  Christiansburg High School, Christiansburg
Castlewood High School, Castlewood Churchland High School, Portsmouth
Cave Spring High School, Roanoke  Clarke County High School, Berryville
Cedar Lane School, VIenna  Clover Hill High School, Midlothian
Central High School, King and Queen Court House Coastal Christian Academy, Virginia Beach
Central High School, Victoria  Collegiate School, Richmond
Central High School, Wise  Colonial Beach High School, Colonial Beach 
Central High School, Woodstock  Colonial Forge High School, Stafford
Central Virginia Governor’s School for
Science and Technology, Lynchburg 
Colonial Heights High School, Colonial Heights
Centreville High School, Clifton  Cosby High School, Midlothian
Chancellor High School, Spotsylvania  Council High School, Council
Chantilly High School, Chantilly Courtland High School, Spotsylvania
Charles City County High School, Charles City  Covington High School, Covington
Charlottesville High School, Charlottesville  Craig County High School, New Castle
Chatham Hall, Chatham  Culpeper County High School, Culpeper
Chatham High School, Chatham  Cumberland High School, Cumberland
Chesapeake Bay Academy, Virginia Beach   
— D —  
Dan River High School, Ringgold Dinwiddie County High School, Dinwiddie
Deep Creek High School, Chesapeake Discovery Schools of Virginia
Deep Run High School, Glen Allen Dominion High School, Sterling
Denbigh Baptist Christian School Douglas S. Freeman High School, Richmond
Denbigh High School, Newport News  
— E —  
E. C. Glass High School, Lynchburg Eastside High School, Coeburn 
East Rockingham High School, Elkton Edison High School, Alexandria
Eastern Mennonite School, Harrisonburg Episcopal High School, Alexandria
Eastern Montgomery High School, Elliston Essex High School, Tappahannock
Eastern View High School, Culpeper  
— F —  
Fairfax County Adult High School Fort Chiswell High School, Max Meadows
Fairfax High School, Fairfax City Fort Defiance High School, Fort Defiance
Faith Baptist School, Spotsylvania Foxcroft School, Middleburg
Falls Church High School, Falls Church Frank W. Cox High School, Virginia Beach
Fauquier High School, Warrenton Franklin County High School, Rocky Mount
First Colonial High School, Virginia Beach Franklin High School, Franklin
Fishburne Military School, Waynesboro Franklin Military School, Richmond
Flint Hill School, Oakton Fredericksburg Academy, Spotsylvania
Floyd County High School, Floyd Fredericksburg Christian School, Spotsylvania
Floyd E. Kellam High School, Virginia Beach Freedom High School, South Riding
Fluvanna High School, Palmyra Freedom High School, Woodbridge
Forest Park High School, Woodbridge Fresta Valley Christian School, Marshall
Fork Union Military Academy, Fork Union Fuqua School, Farmville
— G —  
Galax High School, Galax Grace Preparatory School, Stafford
Galileo Magnet High School, Danville Grafton High School, Yorktown
Gar-Field Senior High School, Dale City Graham High School, Bluefield
Gate City High School, Gate City Granby High School, Norfolk
George Mason High School, Falls Church City Grassfield High School, Chesapeake
George Washington High School, Danville Grayson County High School, Independence
George Wythe High School, Richmond Great Bridge High School, Chesapeake
George Wythe High School, Wytheville Great Hope Baptist High School, Chesapeake
Giles High School, Pearisburg Green Collegiate Run
Glen Allen High School, Glen Allen Green Run High School, Virginia Beach
Glenvar High School, Salem Greenbrier Christian Academy, Chesapeake
Gloucester High School, Gloucester Greensville County High School, Emporia
Godwin High School, Richmond Gretna High School, Gretna
Goochland High School, Goochland Grundy Senior High School, Grundy
Grace Christian School GW Community School, Springfield
— H —  
H-B Woodlawn High School, Arlington Hermitage Technical Center, Richmond
Halifax County Career Center, Halifax Herndon High School, Herndon
Halifax County High School, South Boston Hickory High School, Chesapeake
Hampton Christian High School, Hampton Hidden Valley High School, Roanoke
Hampton High School, Hampton Highland High School, Monterey
Hampton Roads Academy Highland School, Warrenton
Hanover High School, Mechanicsville Highland Springs High School, Highland Springs
Hargrave Military Academy, Chatham Highland Springs Technical Center, Highland Springs
Harrisonburg High School, Harrisonburg Holston High School, Damascus
Hayfield Secondary School, Alexandria Holy Cross, Lynchburg
Henrico High School, Richmond Homeschooled
Heritage High School, Leesburg Honaker High School, Honaker
Heritage High School, Lynchburg Hopewell High School, Hopewell
Heritage High School, Newport News Huguenot High School, Richmond
Hermitage High School, Richmond Hurley High School, Hurley
— I —  
I.C. Norcom High School, Portsmouth Indian River High School, Chesapeake
Ideal Schools High School, Ashburn Isle of Wight Academy, Isle of Wight
— J —  
J.R. Tucker High School, Richmond Jefferson Christian Academy, Ripplemead
James Madison High School, Vienna Jefferson Forest High School, Forest
James Monroe High School, Fredericksburg John Handley High School, Winchester
Richmond Career Education and
Employment Academy, Richmond
John I. Burton High School, Norton
James River High School, Buchanan John Marshall High School, Richmond
James River High School, Midlothian John S. Battle High School, Bristol
James Wood High School, Winchester Joseph Mastin School at Bon Air, Bon Air
Jamestown High School, Williamsburg Justice High School, Falls Church
— K —  
Kecoughtan High School, Hampton King George High School, King George
Kempsville High School, Virginia Beach King William High School, King William
Kenston Forest School, Blackstone King’s Fork High School, Suffolk
Kettle Run High School, Nokesville  
— L —  
Lafayette High School, Williamsburg Lee-Davis High School, Mechanicsville
Lake Braddock Secondary School, Burke Liberty High School, Bealeton
Lake Taylor High School, Norfolk Liberty High School, Bedford
Lakeland High School, Suffolk Lloyd C. Bird High School, Chesterfield
Lancaster High School, Lancaster Lord Botetourt High School, Daleville
Landmark Christian School, Richmond Loudoun County High School, Leesburg
Landstown High School, Virginia Beach Loudoun Valley High School, Purcellville
Langley High School, McLean Louisa County High School, Mineral
Lebanon High School, Lebanon Luray High School, Luray
Lee High School, Jonesville Lynchburg Christian Academy (LCA), Lynchburg
Lee High School, Springfield  
— M —  
Madison County High School, Madison Meadowbrook High School, Richmond
Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, Richmond Menchville High School, Newport News
Magna Vista High School, Ridgeway Middlesex High School, Saluda
Manassas Park High School, Manassas Park Midlothian High School, Midlothian
Manchester High School, Midlothian Millbrook High School, Winchester
Marion Senior High School, Marion Milburn Academy, Lake Ridge
Marshall High School, Falls Church Monacan High School, Richmond
Martinsville High School, Martinsville Monticello High School, Charlottesville
Massanutten Military Academy, Woodstock Mount Vernon High School, Alexandria
Massaponax Christian Academy, Spotsylvania Mountain View, Centreville
Massaponax High School, Spotsylvania Mountain View High School, Stafford
Mathews High School, Mathews Mountain Vista Governor’s School, Middletown
Matoaca High School, Matoaca Mountain Vista Governor’s School, Warrenton
Matthew Fontaine Maury High School, Norfolk Mt. Carmel Christian Academy, Luray
McLean High School, McLean Murray High School, Charlottesville
— N —  
Nandua High School, Onley Norfolk Preparatory High School, Norfolk
Nansemond River High School, Suffolk North Cross School, Roanoke
Nansemond-Suffolk Academy, Suffolk North Stafford High School, Stafford
Narrows High School, Narrows Northampton High School, Eastville
Nelson County High School, Lovingston Northside High School, Roanoke
New Kent County High School, New Kent Northstar Academy, Richmond
New Life Christian Academy, Farmville Northumberland High School, Heathsville
New Life Christian Academy, Hillsville Northwood High School, Saltville
Noel C. Taylor Learning Academy, Roanoke Norview High School, Norfolk
Norfolk Academy, Norfolk Notre Dame Academy, Middleburg
Norfolk Christian High School, Norfolk Nottoway High School, Nottoway
Norfolk Collegiate School, Norfolk  
— O —  
Oak Hill Academy, Mouth of Wilson Orange County High School, Orange
Oak Hill Christian School, Reston Osbourn High School, Manassas
Oakton High School, Vienna Osbourn Park High School, Manassas
Ocean Lakes High School, Virginia Beach Oscar F. Smith High School, Chesapeake
Open High School, Richmond  
— P —  
Page County High School, Shenandoah Phoebus High School, Hampton
Park View High School, South Hill Piedmont Governor’s School for Mathematics, Science, and Technology, Danville
Park View High School, Sterling Poquoson High School, Poquoson
Parry McCluer High School, Buena Vista Portsmouth Christian School, Portsmouth
Patrick County High School, Stuart Potomac Falls High School, Sterling
Patrick Henry High School, Ashland Potomac High School, Dumfries
Patrick Henry High School, Glade Spring Potomac School, McLean
Patrick Henry High School, Roanoke Powhatan High School, Powhatan
Patriot High School, Nokesville Prince Edward County High School, Farmville
Paul VI Catholic High School, Fairfax Prince George High School, Prince George
Peninsula Catholic High School Princess Anne High School, Virginia Beach
Petersburg High School, Petersburg Pulaski County High School, Dublin
Phillips School, Annandale  
— Q —  
Quander Road, Alexandria Quantico Middle/High School, Marine Corps Base Quantico
— R —  
Radford High School, Radford Riverside High School, Leesburg
Randolph Henry Senior High School,
Charlotte Court House
Roanoke Catholic School, Roanoke
Randolph-Macon Academy, Front Royal Roanoke County Career Center, Vinton
Rappahannock County High School, Washington Roanoke Valley Christian Schools, Roanoke
Rappahannock High School, Warwaw Roanoke Valley Governor’s School for Science and Technology, Roanoke
Renaissance School, Charlottesville Robert E. Lee High School, Staunton
Richlands High School, Richlands Robinson Secondary School, Fairfax
Richmond Christian School, Chesterfield Rock Ridge High School, Ashburn
Richmond Community High School, Richmond Rockbridge County High School, Lexington
Ridgeview Christian School, Stuarts Draft Rocky Gap High School, Rocky Gap
Ridgeview High School, Clintwood Rural Retreat High School, Rural Retreat
Riverbend High School, Spotsylvania Rustburg High School, Rustburg
Riverheads High School, Staunton Rye Cove High School, Clinchport
— S —  
Saint Gertrude High School, Richmond St. Christopher’s School, Richmond
Salem High School, Salem St. Margaret’s School, Tappahannock
Salem High School, Virginia Beach St. Stephen’s and St. Agnes School, Alexandria
Seton High School, Manassas Stafford Senior High School, Stafford
Shenandoah Valley Academy, New Market Staunton River High School, Moneta
Sherando High School, Stephens City Stone Bridge High School, Ashburn
Skyline High School, Front Royal StoneBridge School, Chesapeake
Smithfield High School, Smithfield Stonewall Jackson High School, Manassas
South County Secondary School, Lorton Stonewall Jackson High School, Quicksburg
South Lakes High School, Reston Strasburg High School, Strasburg
Southampton High School, Courtland Stuart Hall School, Staunton
Spotswood High School, Penn Laird Stuarts Draft High School, Stuarts Draft
Spotsylvania High School, Spotsylvania Summit Christian Academy
St. Anne’s-Belfield School, Charlottesville Surry County High School, Dendron
St. Catherine’s School, Richmond Sussex Central High School, Sussex
— T —  
T. C. Williams High School, Alexandria The Wakefield School, The Plains
Tabb High School, Yorktown Thomas Dale High School, Chester
Tallwood High School, Virginia Beach Thomas Jefferson (THHSST), Alexandria
Tandem Friends School, Charlottesville Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond
Tazewell High School, Tazewell Thomas Walker High School, Ewing
The Carmel School, Ruther Glen Trinity Christian School, Claudville
The Covenant School, Charlottesville Trinity Christian School, Fairfax
The Dominion School, Springfield Trinity Episcopal High School, Richmond
The Fairfax Christian School, Vienna Trinity School at Meadow View, Falls Church
The Madeira School, McLean Tunstall High School, Dry Fork
The Miller School of Albemarle, Crozet Turner Ashby High School, Bridgewater
The New School of Northern Virginia, Fairfax Tuscarora High School, Leesburg
The Steward School, Richmond Twin Springs High School, Nickelsville
The Tidewater Academy, Wakefield Twin Valley High School, Pilgrim Knob
— U —  
Union High School, Big Stone Gap   
— V —  
Varina High School, Richmond Virginia Beach Central Academy (CDC)
Veritas Collegiate Academy, Chesapeake Virginia High School, Bristol
Veritas Collegiate Academy, Fairfax Virginia Randolph Community High School, Glen Allen
Victory Academy, Gloucester  
— W —  
Wakefield Country Day School, Huntly Westfield High School, Chantilly
Wakefield High School, Arlington Westover Christian Academy, Danville
Walsingham Academy, Williamsburg William Byrd High School, Vinton
Warhill High School, Williamsburg William Campbell High School, Naruna
Warren County High School, Front Royal William Fleming High School, Roanoke
Warwick High School, Newport News William Monroe High School, Stanardsville
Washington and Lee High School, Montross Wilson Memorial High School, Fishersville
Washington-Liberty High School, Arlington Windsor High School, Windsor
Waynesboro High School, Waynesboro Wise County Christian School, Wise
West End Christian School, Hopewell Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest
West Point High School, West Point  Woodbridge High School, Woodbridge
West Potomac High School, Alexandria Woodgrove High School, Purcellville
West Springfield High School, Springfield Woodrow Wilson High School, Portsmouth
Western Albemarle High School, Crozet Woodside High School, Newport News
Western Branch High School, Chesapeake WT Woodson High School, Fairfax
— X-Y-Z —  
York High School, Yorktown Yorktown High School, Arlington
York River Academy, York County Zion Alternative Education School, Emporia
 
VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGES
Virginia Community College (VCCS)
Richmond/Chesterfield
Paul D. Camp Community College
John Tyler Community College – all locations Piedmont Virginia Community College
J.Sargent Reynolds Community College
– all locations
Rappahannock Community College
Blue Ridge Community College Southside Virginia Community College
Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) Southwest Virginia Community College
Dabney S. Lancaster Community College (DSLCC) Thomas Nelson Community College
Eastern Shore Community College Tidewater Community College
Germanna Community College Virginia Highlands Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College Wytheville Community College
Mountain Empire Community College Danville Community College
New River Community College VA CC generic
Northern Virginia Community College University of Mary Washington
Patrick Henry Community College  
 
VIRGINIA COLLEGES (4 YEAR PUBLIC) VIRGINIA COLLEGES (4 YEAR PUBLIC)
Christopher Newport Univeristy University of Mary Washington
William & Mary University University of Virginia
George Mason University University of Virginia, Wise
James Madison University Virginia Commonwealth University
Longwood University Virginia Miltary Institute
Norfolk State University Virginia State University
Old Domininion University Virginia Tech
Radford University  

 

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