Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
This action is exempt from the executive branch review process.
Satellite Offices
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulation is to provide guidance to localities and general registrars regarding the term “adequate facilities” as used in Virginia Code section 24.2-701.2. The Virginia Code states that all early voting satellite locations “shall have adequate facilities for the protection of all election materials…and any voting systems in use at the location.” Currently, neither the Virginia Administrative Code nor the Virginia Elections Code discusses what physical protections and cyber security protections are necessary to make voting systems safe and secure at satellite offices.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA Yes, this chapter is exempt from Article II of the APA and executive branch review. The normal executive branch review process is not required.
RIS Project Yes  [006377]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
Not applicable
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
8972 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 09/17/2020.
Contact Information
Name / Title: David Nichols  / Director of Election Services
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8952    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.