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.
Mandatory Mailing Elements on Absentee Ballot Envelopes
General Information
Action Summary The purpose of this regulation is to guarantee that all absentee ballot envelops contain Intelligent Mail Barcodes (IMBs) and the official USPS Election Mail Indicia.
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  [006479]
Is Federal action a driving factor in this regulatory change? If so, please provide a specific reference to the law, regulation or court case.
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
9043 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/02/2020.
9109 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 10/21/2020.
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.