Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Candidates for Office [1 VAC 20 ‑ 50]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Candidate Filings for Special Elections
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulation is to provide guidance to general registrars regarding the acceptance of candidate qualification documents as required by Chapter 5 of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia. This regulation clarifies that for special elections scheduled at a time other than May or November, a person may not submit candidate qualification documents until the issuance of the writ by the appropriate authority.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
Exempt Citation: 2.2-4002(B)(8)
RIS Project Yes  [006232]
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
8810 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 12/25/2019.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Samantha Buckley  / Policy Analyst II
Address: 1100 Bank St.
1st Floor
Richmond, VA 23223
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8948    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-