VA HB2088 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2021 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2021-01-20 - Tabled in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


State Board of Elections; number of members; appointment of Commissioner of Elections. Increases the number of members on the State Board of Elections from five to six and requires the political representation of the Board to be equal between the two political parties having received the highest and next highest number of votes at the preceding gubernatorial election. The bill also provides for the Commissioner of Elections, currently appointed by the Governor, to be appointed by the Board. Such appointment would require an affirmative vote of four of the six members of the Board. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2022.

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Elections, State Board of; increases number of members, appointment of Commissioner of Elections.


Roll Calls

2021-01-20 - House - House: Tabled in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N) (Y: 13 N: 9 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-01-20HouseTabled in Privileges and Elections (13-Y 9-N)
2021-01-12HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2021-01-12HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102629D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
22106(n/a)See Bill Text
242102(n/a)See Bill Text

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