Elections; form of ballots to be used in local elections in Loudoun County. (HB1525)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; form of ballots; Loudoun County.  Extends to local elections in Loudoun County the requirement that ballots include the nominating political party for each candidate. Currently, such requirement applies only to federal, statewide, and General Assembly elections. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/20/2010Committee
12/20/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101439D
12/20/2010Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/18/2011Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2011Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Rick Sincere writes:

Why only Loudoun County? If partisan local elections are required or permitted in one county (or city), they should be required or permitted in all of them.

Election law uniformity is an important principle. Deviations from that norm have to be fully justified.