Elections; time of certain local elections. (HB1109)

Introduced By

Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), and Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester)

Progress

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

Description

Elections; time of certain local elections. Removes a provision that requires local elections for mayor, members of a local governing body, or members of an elected school board to be held at the time of the November general election. The bill allows cities and towns that made the transition between July 1, 2021, and July 1, 2022, to provide by ordinance for its reversal. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/12/2022Committee
01/12/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102513D
01/12/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/24/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB1109)
02/07/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
02/09/2022Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Dee Martworthy writes:

All elections must be held on General Election Day, which Virginia should make a holiday.

Fewer people vote if local elections are moved to other dates. This legislation is attempted voter subversion and suppression.

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