Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections

General Notice
Extension of Comment Period on Proposed Voter Registration Application Regulation and Form
Date Posted: 6/24/2015
Expiration Date: 8/3/2015
Submitted to Registrar for publication: YES
No comment forum defined for this notice.

Title of Regulation:   1VAC 20-40.  Voter Registration (amending 1 VAC20-40-70).

Statutory Authority: § 24.2-103

The State Board of Elections noticed a public comment period on amendments to the voter registration application regulation (1 VAC 20-40-70) and form (VA-NVRA-1) in the June 15, 2015, issue of the Virginia Register of Regulations (31:21 V.A.R. 1773-1774) June 15, 2015. 

The proposed amendments address material and immaterial omissions from applications for voter registration and make changes to the state voter registration application form.

The board at its meeting on June 22, 2015, extended the public comment period to seek public comment on the proposed regulation amendments and form changes. 

The public comment period has been extended to Monday August 3, 2015, using the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall website,   Please include the full name the person commenting and any organization represented.  In order to be considered, written comments must be submitted in Town Hall online comment forum by 11:59 p.m. on August 3, 2015.  Persons without internet access wishing to comment please call Terry Wagoner, Accessibility Coordinator, Department of Elections, 1-800-260-3466 (ext. 8937)  TTY: 711.

A public hearing will be held on July 28, 2015, at 8:00 a.m. Double Tree Hilton, James River Ball Room, 1024 Koger Center Blvd. Richmond, VA 23235.   Oral and written comments are accepted at public hearings. 

The proposed form can be viewed at this link also appearing at the end of the proposed regulation text:  Virginia Voter Registration Application Form, VA-NVRA-1 (rev. 7/15)

Agency Contact:  Martha Brissette, Policy Analyst, Department of Elections, 1100 Bank St., Richmond, Virginia 23219, telephone  (804) 864-8925, email  Fax (804) 371-0194




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