About the Electoral Board
The Electoral Board is composed of three members appointed by the county Circuit Court judges (§24.2-106). Each member serves a staggered three year term. The Electoral Board:
- Appoints the General Registrar to a four year term
- Appoints Over 40 Officers of Election
- Oversees elections and reports results to the State Board of Elections
The Electoral Board does not have by-laws, but is subject to the provisions of the Code of Virginia as outlined in §24.2.
Edgar C. Robinson, Jr
Current Electoral Board Members
. – Chair
Term expires: February 29, 2019
Richard O. Lyman
- Vice Chair
Term expires: February 28, 2018
Gwendolyn H. Darby – Secretary
Term expires: February 28, 2017
Electoral Board Meetings
The Electoral Board does not have an established regular meeting schedule, and meets on an as-needed basis in the office of the general registrar, 205 S. Cross St, Suite B, Tappahannock. Next meetings are scheduled at the end of each meeting.
Notice: The Essex County Electoral Board will meet on Friday, March 17, 2017 @ 10:00 am to elect officers for 2017.
Electoral Board Minutes