Recounts; absentee ballots received after close of polls. (HB692)

Introduced By

Del. Shelly Simonds (D-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Recounts; absentee ballots received after close of polls. Provides that absentee ballots that are received after the close of polls on any election day but before the time has expired for initiating a recount and that are postmarked on or before the date of the election are to be set aside for recount purposes. In the event of a recount, the determination of the votes in the recount shall be based on such absentee ballots, in addition to votes cast in the election. During the recount, only those absentee ballots cast by voters found to be entitled to vote are counted. This bill was incorporated into HB 198. Read the Bill »


02/07/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/06/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101565D
01/06/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/13/2020Assigned P & E sub: Elections
01/29/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB692)
02/04/2020Subcommittee recommends incorporating (HB198-Price)
02/07/2020Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (HB198-Price)