VA HB360 | 2020 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-0)
Status: Introduced on January 2 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-31 - Continued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
Pending: House Privileges and Elections Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Elections; voter-nominated open primary elections; ranked choice voting for certain elections. Establishes a voter-nominated primary election for the offices of Governor, Lieutenant Governor, and Attorney General and for the General Assembly and the United States Senate and House of Representatives. A voter-nominated primary election is an election held for the purpose of selecting candidates to be on the ballot at a general election. All candidates, regardless of political party affiliation, are on a single ballot. The four candidates receiving the highest numbers of votes are the candidates for that office at the general election. The bill provides that a general or special election for such offices is conducted by ranked choice voting. Ranked choice voting is the method of casting and tabulating votes in which (i) voters rank candidates in order of preference, (ii) tabulation proceeds in sequential rounds in which last-place candidates are defeated, and (iii) the candidate with the most votes in the final round is elected.

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Title

Elections; voter-nominated open primary elections, ranked choice voting for certain elections.

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History

DateChamberAction
2020-01-31HouseContinued to 2021 in Privileges and Elections by voice vote
2020-01-27HouseSubcommittee recommends continuing to 2021 by voice vote
2020-01-13HouseAssigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
2020-01-02HouseReferred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
2020-01-02HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101832D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
242101(n/a)See Bill Text
242403.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242454(n/a)See Bill Text
242505(n/a)See Bill Text
242507.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242507.5(n/a)See Bill Text
242515(n/a)See Bill Text
242517(n/a)See Bill Text
242520(n/a)See Bill Text
242521(n/a)See Bill Text
242527(n/a)See Bill Text
242530(n/a)See Bill Text
242532(n/a)See Bill Text
242534(n/a)See Bill Text
242535(n/a)See Bill Text
242603.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242604(n/a)See Bill Text
242612.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242613(n/a)See Bill Text
242627(n/a)See Bill Text
242633(n/a)See Bill Text
242639(n/a)See Bill Text
242651(n/a)See Bill Text
242653(n/a)See Bill Text
242655(n/a)See Bill Text
242669(n/a)See Bill Text
242671(n/a)See Bill Text
242673(n/a)See Bill Text
242673.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242682(n/a)See Bill Text
242700(n/a)See Bill Text
242701(n/a)See Bill Text
242703(n/a)See Bill Text
242703.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242947.1(n/a)See Bill Text
242947.6(n/a)See Bill Text
242954(n/a)See Bill Text
242955.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments

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