Elections; town election polling places and processes. (HB1477)

Introduced By

Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; town election polling places and processes. Provides an exception to location limitations on town polling places for November town elections to require use of county precincts, modifies the process for including town offices on November ballots, and specifies how to ascertain and report the election results for towns located in more than one county. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2008Presented and ordered printed 087664796
01/16/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1477)
01/25/2008Referred from Privileges and Elections
01/25/2008Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
02/01/2008Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2008Read first time
02/05/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/06/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Communicated to Senate
02/07/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/19/2008Reported from Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)
02/21/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2008Read third time
02/22/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1477ER)
02/26/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1477ER)
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 394 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0394)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB757.