Absentee voting; permanent absentee voter list repealed. (HB36)

Introduced By

Del. Ronnie Campbell (R-Raphine) with support from co-patrons Del. John Avoli (R-Staunton), Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Chris Runion (R-Bridgewater), and Del. Wren Williams (R-Stuart)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Absentee voting; permanent absentee voter list repealed. Repeals the provisions of law by which any registered voter may apply to receive absentee ballots for all elections in which he is eligible to vote and remains on the list until the voter requests in writing to be removed from the list, the voter's registration is canceled or placed on inactive status pursuant to law, or the voter moves to a different address not in the same county or city of his registration. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/29/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22102784D
12/29/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2022Impact statement from DPB (HB36)
01/31/2022Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #1
02/15/2022Left in Privileges and Elections

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB196 and SB234.


Lou Di Leonardo writes:

The ONLY people who should be allowed to vote absentee are military members out-of-country. It's really too bad if someone has the flu or a broken leg or is hospitalized on election day but making exceptions leads to fraud, as we have seen. IN PERSON voting, or no voting.

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