Polling places; designation of authorized representatives of political parties. (HB1333)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion) with support from co-patron Del. Rip Sullivan (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Polling places; designation of authorized representatives of political parties. Provides that the state or district chairman of a political party may sign the written statement designating an authorized representative of the party. Such authorized representatives are allowed to remain in the room while the election is conducted and to be present when voting equipment is examined prior to the polls opening, when election results are ascertained, and when the validity of provisional votes is determined. Currently, only the county or city chairman may sign such a statement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/24/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100843D
11/24/2014Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2015Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/21/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1333)
01/27/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/30/2015Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Committee substitute printed 15103640D-H1
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1333H1)
02/02/2015Read first time
02/03/2015Read second time
02/03/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15103640D-H1
02/03/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1333H1
02/04/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/07/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/17/2015Reported from Privileges and Elections (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Passed by for the day (0-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1333ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1333ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 133 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0133)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.