Presidential primary; moves date to first Tuesday in March. (HB1667)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)

Progress

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

Description

Presidential elections and primaries.  Moves the presidential primary date from the second Tuesday in February to the first Tuesday in March and retains the first Tuesday in March as the primary date before the May general election. The bill also reduces the petition requirement for presidential candidates from 10,000 to 5,000 signatures. Amends § 24.2-515, § 24.2-543, § 24.2-544, § 24.2-545, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

02/04/2011: Merged into HB1843

History

DateAction
01/10/2011Committee
01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11103337D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2011Assigned P & E sub: #2 Elections
01/20/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1667)
02/01/2011Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB1843-Cole)
02/04/2011Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB1843-Cole)