Early voting; any registered voter qualified to vote in election may vote in person. (HB1592)

Introduced By

Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke) with support from co-patrons Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), and Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Elections; early voting. Provides that any registered voter qualified to vote in the election may vote in person from 19 to three days before the election at specified times and at the sites provided in the locality. The provisions for absentee voting remain in effect except that the provisions for in-person absentee voting are superseded by the early voting process during the early voting period. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102849D
01/05/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/11/2013Assigned P & E sub: Elections Subcommittee
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1592)
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/05/2013Left in Privileges and Elections


ACLU-VA Voting Rights, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that promotes access to the polls and the right to vote.