Absentee voting; persons age 65 or older. (HB1628)

Introduced By

Del. Cliff Hayes (D-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; eligibility of persons age 65 or older. Entitles a person who will be age 65 or older on the day of an election to vote by absentee ballot in that election. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


10/23/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100383D
10/23/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
01/26/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1628)
01/29/2019Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 2-N)
02/05/2019Left in Privileges and Elections


JoAnne Norton writes:

This absolutely must become law or else folded into a broader bill which will allow absentee voting for all without excuse.

Mihail writes:

This bill is totally unneeded. The voter turn of for people 65 or higher is 72%. If we relay want to increase voter turnout we should encourage young people to vote.