Constitutional amendment; appointment of electoral boards & officers of election (first reference). (SJ367)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria) with support from co-patron Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

Progress

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

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); appointment of electoral boards and officers of election. Provides that appointments to local electoral boards and as officers of election shall be on a nonpartisan basis, eliminating current provisions for party representation. Read the Bill »

Status

01/29/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee

History

DateAction
01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13104026D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/29/2013Passed by indefinitely in Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Comments

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

The ACLU of Virginia supports legislation that allows greater access for members of independent and third parties to serve on local electoral boards and as elections officers.