Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Absentee Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 70]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Substantial Compliance for Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots
Action 3983
General Information
Action Summary This regulation provides a substantial compliance standard for deficiencies related to assembling the voted ballot package for return to local election officials. It amends an existing regulation defining material omissions from Federal Write-In Absentee Ballots.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act. The normal executive branch review process is not required. As such, it can be submitted directly for publication and is effective upon publication.
Exempt Citation: Va. Code 2.2-4008(B)(2)
RIS Project Yes  [003742]
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
6594 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 06/21/2013.
6669 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/26/2013.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Martha Brissette  / Policy Analyst
Address: 1100 Bank St.

Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8925    FAX: (804)371-0194    TDD: (800)260-3466