Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Election Administration [1 VAC 20 ‑ 60]
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Incorporate statutory requirements into petitions regulations
Action 3988
General Information
Action Summary The General Assembly passed and the Governor signed legislation requiring the Board to establish procedures for appealing the decision of the State Board or a local electoral board to not certify a candidate due to lacking a sufficient number of signatures. Additionally, new provisions determining what signatures must be counted were included in this language. The proposed regulation establishes uniform standards for determining when a signature is valid.
Chapters Affected
  VAC Chapter Name Action Type
Primary 1 VAC 20-60 Election Administration Amend Existing Regulation
Other chapters
  1 VAC 20 - 50 Candidates for Office
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(B)(8)
RIS Project Yes  [003744]
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
6599 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/21/2013.
6680 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 07/12/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Myron McClees  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1100 Bank Street

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8949    FAX: (804)786-0760    TDD: ()-