In Virginia, Commonwealth’s Attorneys — known as district attorneys in other states — are elected for four-year terms and are in charge of prosecuting criminal and traffic offenses. Jeffrey W. Haislip is running unopposed for Commonwealth’s Attorney of Fluvanna County.
Haislip is the sitting Fluvanna County Commonwealth’s Attorney and has held the office for 27 years. He’s run unopposed in at least the last five elections, according to the Virginia Department of Elections database.
Haislip is the only candidate certified by the Virginia Department of Elections, though voters can write in other candidates’ names if they choose.
Haislip did not return a questionnaire sent by Charlottesville Tomorrow with questions regarding his office and candidacy.
More links about Fluvanna County Commonwealth’s Attorney
- Haislip’s campaign contributions, from the Virginia Public Access Project
- Story about Fluvanna receiving money for a drug court, from NBC29
As you get ready to vote, here are some key dates and links from the Virginia Department of Elections:
Polls in Virginia close at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, night. The Virginia Department of Elections will publish election results in real time, as they arrive from precincts around the state. To view them, head to this link. These are unofficial results until they are certified. Here’s more about how to get election results.
- Sept. 22: First day of in-person early voting at your local registrar’s office.
- Oct. 16: Deadline to register to vote, or update an existing registration. You can also register after this date, and on election day, but you will vote with a provisional ballot, could take longer for officials to count because they will verify your eligibility.
- Oct. 27: Deadline to apply for a ballot to be mailed to you. Your request must be received by your local registrar by 5:00 p.m.
- Oct. 28: Voter registration offices open for early voting.
- Nov. 4: The last day of in-person early voting at your registrar.
- Nov. 7: Election Day. Here is where you can find your polling place.
Need to know if you’re eligible to vote? Here are resources from the Virginia Department of Elections.