Constitutional amendment; uniform schedule of elections (first reference). (SJ63)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Constitutional amendment (first resolution); uniform schedule of elections for members of the General Assembly and statewide offices. Provides for a uniform schedule for general elections of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, and General Assembly members that coincides with federal elections held in November of even-numbered years. The amendment requires the General Assembly to provide by law for the transition to the uniform schedule, and provides that members of the Senate elected in 2023 will serve a term of five years, members of the House of Delegates elected in 2025 will serve a term of three years, and the Governor, and by reference the Lieutenant Governor and Attorney General, elected in 2025 will serve a term of three years. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103598D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/21/2020Continued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)