Electoral Board

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The Electoral Board oversees aspects of election administration in the County.  Members are appointed by the County's Circuit Court judge for staggered three (3) year terms.


Mary G. Turner, Secretary
(Term Expires:  February 28, 2019)

Charles W. Haney, Chairman
(Term Expires:  February 28, 2018)

Frank J. Poynter, Vice-Chairman
(Term Expires:  February 28, 2020)


As with every city and county in Virginia, Appomattox County has a three-member Electoral Board. The main duties of the Electoral Board are as follows:

  • Appointing of the General Registrar
  • Appointing of the Officers of Election
  • Training of the Officers of Election
  • Removal of a General Registrar or Officer of Election who fails to discharge his or her duties
  • Certifies of the results of the election.

In addition, the Electoral Board also:

  • Purchases and maintains the voting equipment
  • Prepares election ballots
  • Administers the ballot process
  • Conducts each election

Contact Info:

Sabrina Smith, General Registrar
367 Virginia Avenue
PO Box 8
Appomattox,VA  24522
Phone:  (434) 352-5302
Fax:  (434) 352-4409