Recount procedures; questioned ballots. (HB1589)

Introduced By

Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Recount procedures; questioned ballots. Provides that a recount court may rule only on those questioned ballots whose validity was challenged during the recount of the precinct. At the conclusion of the recount of each precinct, the number of ballots for which there is a question regarding the ballot's validity shall be recorded by the recount officials at the same time that the number of valid ballots cast is recorded. Amends § 24.2-802, § 24.2-814, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18105152D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/23/2018Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
01/24/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1589)
01/25/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
02/13/2018Left in Privileges and Elections

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