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. Wendy Hannah is running unopposed for Commonwealth's Attorney of Cumberland County.

Hannah is the sitting Cumberland County Commonwealth's Attorney. She was appointed to the position in an interim capacity in April 2022, then defeated one opponent to win the position in Nov. 2022. If reelected, this will be Hannah's first full term.

Hannah is the only candidate certified by the Virginia Department of Elections, though voters can write in other candidates’ names if they choose.

Hannah did not return a questionnaire sent by Collectbritain with questions regarding her office and candidacy.

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.

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