Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Voter Registration [1 VAC 20 ‑ 40]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action Revise Valid Definition
Stage Proposed
Comment Period Ended on 8/4/2014
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7/17/14  8:12 pm
Commenter: Gary Olejniczak

New Proposal Bad News for VA Voters

Stop putting roadblocks that will disenfranchise some eligible Virginia voters!  Voting is a basic right in our democracy. The State Board of Elections should stick with their June 10th definition of a "valid" voter photo ID. Senator Obernshain's proposed new definition will create all kinds of problems, especially elderly voters, many of whom have neither the transportation or money to obtain an ID that would satisfy the Senator. We should make it easier for VA voters to do their civic duty of voting, not make it harder.

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