Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Elections
State Board of Elections
Ranked Choice Voting [1 VAC 20 ‑ 100]
Chapter is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Action is Exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act
Amendments to RCV
Action 6255
General Information
Action Summary In preparation for the first ranked choice voting contest to be held in Virginia (the 2023 June Primary Election for the Arlington County Board of Supervisors), it was determined that amendments to the ranked choice voting regulations were required for consistency with established ranked choice voting practices and the technological capabilities of the voting systems and available ranked choice tabulation software, and to ensure best practices are utilized.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This Action is exempt from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act, but falls within the Executive Branch and will be reviewed by the Governor's Office.
RIS Project Yes  [7585]
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
10021 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/20/2023.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Ashley Coles  / Agency Regulatory Coordinator
Address: Washington Building
1100 Bank Street, First Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)864-8933    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.