Voter registration, online; applicants who have driver's license, etc. issued by DMV eligible. (HB1607)

Introduced By

Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Online voter registration. Provides that the State Board of Elections will accept applications for registration electronically on its website. Only applicants who possess a driver's license or identification card issued by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles shall be eligible to register electronically. The State Board will verify that the information submitted electronically matches the information contained in the applicant's record with the Department of Motor Vehicles and shall obtain an electronic copy of the applicant's signature from the Department. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/12/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091113688
11/12/2008Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/15/2009Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/16/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1607)
02/03/2009Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting
02/10/2009Left in Privileges and Elections