Voter registration; registration permitted up to and including the day of the election. (HB187)

Introduced By

Del. John McGuire (R-Glen Allen) with support from co-patron Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)

Progress

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

Description

Voter registration; registration permitted up to and including the day of the election. Repeals a provision that would permit any person who is qualified to register to vote to register to vote in person up to and including the day of the election, notwithstanding any deadline for the close of registration records. The repeal will limit the persons who are entitled to register to vote after the close of registration records to (i) any member of a uniformed service of the United States who is on active duty, (ii) any person residing temporarily outside of the United States, and (iii) the spouse or dependent residing with someone listed in (i) or (ii). Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2022Committee
01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103041D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/17/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB187)
01/24/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections

Comments

Dee Martworthy writes:

I oppose any bill that restricts rather than expands full, free and fair voting in the commonwealth. Same day registration is in no danger of fraudulent voting.

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