VA HB1993 | 2019 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-02-05 - Left in Privileges and Elections
Pending: House Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Recounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote. Provides that if, after a recount of an election, the recount court finds that each party to the recount has received an equal number of votes, there shall be a special election to determine which candidate is elected to the office. This provision would not apply in cases of recounts of elections for Governor, Lieutenant Governor, or Attorney General; the Constitution of Virginia sets out the process for determining a winner in the case of tie votes for statewide offices.

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Recounts; special election to be held in the case of a tie vote.


Roll Calls

2019-01-17 - House - House: Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N) (Y: 2 N: 4 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [FAIL]


2019-02-05HouseLeft in Privileges and Elections
2019-01-17HouseSubcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
2019-01-12HouseAssigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #2
2019-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2019-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101998D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242802(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments