Voters; review of assignments in districts throughout the Commonwealth. (SB1018)

Introduced By

Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

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

Description

Review of voter assignments in districts throughout the Commonwealth. Directs each county, city, and town to review the assignment of voters within its jurisdiction to ensure that voters are assigned to the correct districts. The electoral board and general registrar of each county, city, or town shall conduct this review by comparing the information in the voter registration system with the boundaries of the districts and precincts set out in a Geographic Information System (GIS) map of the locality and shall make corrections to incorrect assignments as necessary, assisted by the State Board of Elections upon request. The bill requires this review to be completed not later than the 2019 November general election. After the conclusion of its review and after making any necessary corrections, each locality is required to submit to the State Board a report of the results of its review and any corrections to voter assignments that were made. The bill requires the State Board of Elections to report the statewide results to the General Assembly on or before the first day of the 2020 Session. Read the Bill »

Status

08/22/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
08/22/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100071D
08/22/2018Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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