Voter Registration: Virgin Islands
Registration Deadline: You must be registered no later than 30 days prior to an election in which you wish to vote.
Party Affiliation: Primary elections are for members of parties only.
VOTER REGISTRATION QUALIFICATIONS
Age: Must be eighteen years of age or turn 18 before the next election
Citizenship: Must be a citizen of the United States
Residency: Must be residing in the territory at least (90) days before a primary or General election. Must be residing in the election district at least ninety (90) days.
Mental Competency: Not have been adjudged mentally incompetent as to your ability to vote by a court of competent jurisdiction
Felony Convictions: Not be a convicted felon who has not been discharged or pardoned.
ID Requirements: Birth Certificate, U.S. Passport, Military Discharge form (DD214) and a Naturalization Certificate. Copied documents will not be accepted.
Other Voter Registration Qualifications: Must not be registered elsewhere - in any other State or Territory of the United States or in any foreign country or any other election district.
OBTAINING A VOTER REGISTRATION FORM
In person: Apply in person at one of the following locations:
- St. Croix: Sunny Isle Annex Unit 4, 93A
- St. Thomas: 9200 Lockhart Garden Shopping
- St. John: Estate Enighed
VERIFYING YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION STATUS
Contact you district Election Office at one of the following numbers.
-St. Thomas- St. John – (340) 774-3107 or (340) 776-6535
-St. Croix – (340) 773-1021
ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFICATIONS
Who can vote absentee: You can vote by absentee ballot if you fall into one of the following categories:
-Member of the Armed Forces and Spouse or dependent.
-A student residing outside the Territory or outside the election district in which he is registered
-An officer or employee of the Government of the V.I. or Government of the U.S.
-Unable to appear because of illness or physical disability (permanent or temporary).
-A patient in a hospital, nursing home or home for the aged.
-Absent from district because of accompanying a spouse, parent or child who would be entitled to apply for the right to vote by absentee ballot.
-Detained in jail awaiting action by a grand jury or trial, or has been confined in prison after a conviction for an offense other than a felony.
-Any person who has not been out of the election district for more than 90 days prior to the date of the election for which absentee status is sought.
-An inmate or patient in a Veteran's Administration hospital
-Duly registered to vote but will be unable to vote in person based on religious grounds
Other absentee voter qualifications: Pursuant to Title 18 section 664 applications can be accepted up to 14 working days before the day of the election, lists are available after that.
OBTAINING AN ABSENTEE BALLOT
Military and oversees voting: http://www.vivote.gov/content/military-and-overseas-voting-move
Deciding how to vote: http://www.votesmart.org/
How to Vote: http://www.vivote.gov/content/voting-equipment-demo
Problems with voting: http://www.vivote.gov/content/administrative-complaint-procedure