Absentee ballots; witness requirement, printed name and residence address. (HB149)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine), Del. Buddy Fowler (R-Ashland), Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg), Del. Bill Wiley (R-Winchester), Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Del. Scott Wyatt (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville)

Progress

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

Description

Absentee ballots; witness requirement; printed name and residence address. Requires that a witness to a voter's absentee ballot provide, in addition to his signature, his printed name, his date of birth, the last four digits of his social security number, and his residence address. Read the Bill »

Status

01/08/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22101276D
01/08/2022Committee

Comments

Ron Quasebarth writes:

Why would anyone be against this. Isn't it common sense to want to know basic information to properly identify absentee voters?

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