Absentee voting; requires election results for central absentee voter precinct to indicate precinct. (HB832)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), and Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; reports of absentee voting.  Requires election results for the central absentee voter precinct to indicate the precinct of the absentee voter unless the reported total for any precinct within the central absentee precinct would disclose how any voter voted. Amends § 24.2-712, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2010Committee
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100963D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2010Assigned P & E sub: #3 Campaign Finance
01/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB832)
01/27/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2010Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Alan Salisbury writes:

I like how voter privacy is protected. This proposal requires absentee votes in a precinct all for one choice will not be reported for that precinct.