Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Campaign Finance And Political Advertisements [1 VAC 20 ‑ 90]
Definition of Express Advocacy
Action 5096
General Information
Action Summary This regulation will define "express advocacy" for the purpose of administering Virginia campaign finance law.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [005607]
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
8348 NOIRA Stage complete. Comment period ended 11/28/2018.
8523 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 08/09/2019.
8624 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 01/01/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Arielle Schneider  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Floor 1
Richmond, VA 23220
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8933    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-