Absentee voting; qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason. (HB3001)

Introduced By

Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield) with support from 7 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), Sen. Janet Howell (D-Reston), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; absentee voting. Provides that qualified voters may vote absentee for any reason. The bill eliminates the present statutory list of specific reasons entitling a voter to cast an absentee ballot. Several special provisions concerning military and overseas absentee voters and disabled voters are consolidated in one new provision. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 074372129
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/18/2007Assigned P & E sub: #2 (Jones, S.C.)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2574.