Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections

General Notice
Invitation for Public Comments on Draft Forms for Voter Registration Application and Absentee Ballot Application
Date Posted: 5/1/2013
Expiration Date: 5/15/2013
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
No comment forum defined for this notice.

Pursuant to Va. Code §§24.2-105. 24.2-418 and 24.2-701, the State Board of Elections is revising forms for registering voters and requesting absentee ballots.  Draft forms are available for review at

Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to these forms, including whether the form complies with applicable law, is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins May 1, 2013, and ends on May 15, 2 2013. 

Comments may be submitted online to

Voter Registration Application:

Absentee Application:

Comments may also be sent to Martha Brissette, Policy Analyst, 1100 Bank St. Richmond, Virginia, 23219, Telephone: (804) 864-8904, FAX: (804) 371-0194, email address:

 Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order that the agency may contact the commenter if needed for clarification.  Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the comments received will be presented to the State Board of Elections at a public meeting scheduled for May 22, 2013, at which time the Board will vote on whether to approve the forms and any amendments offered. 

 Public Comment Period

 Begin:  05/01/2013           End:  05/15/2013

Contact Information
Name / Title: Martha Brissette  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1100 Bank St.
Richmond, 23219
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)864-8925    FAX: (804)371-0194    TDD: (800)260-3466