Absentee voting & ballot applications; persons 65 or older & any disabled person may vote absentee. (HB587)

Introduced By

Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria), Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Elections; absentee voting and absentee ballot applications. Provides that any person who will be age 65 or older on the election day, and any disabled person who is entitled to request assistance in voting, may vote absentee. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 064130544
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2006Assigned to Privileges and Elections sub-committee: #2 (Jones, S. C.)
01/27/2006Tabled in Privileges and Elections