Tuesday, January 18, 2011

NO EXCUSE ABSENTEE VOTING PASSED VIRGINA SENATE PRIVILEGES & ELECTIONS COMMITTEE

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Voice of Vietnamese Americans thanks Senators Howell, Deeds, Whipple, Pubkett, Edwards, McEachin, Petersen, Barker, Northam, and Vogel, for their votes to provide equal opportunities for all voters to cast our votes and make our voice heard. We all want to be engaged as responsible citizens of the Commonwealth of Virginia.


SB 937 Absentee voting; persons age 65 and older will be entitled.

01/10/11 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102410D pdf

01/18/11 Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (10-Y 4-N)

YEAS--Howell, Deeds, Whipple, Puckett, Edwards, McEachin, Petersen, Barker, Northam, Vogel--10.

NAYS--Martin, Obenshain, Smith, McWaters--4.

ABSTENTIONS--0.

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SB 949 Elections; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason.

Elections; absentee voting. Provides that qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason for not being able to vote in person on election day. The bill retains the present statutory list of specific reasons entitling a voter to cast an absentee ballot for those persons who vote absentee by mail.

01/10/11 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101264D pdf
01/10/11 Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101264D pdf

SB 949 Elections; qualified voters may vote absentee in person without providing an excuse or reason.

01/18/11 Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 4-N)

YEAS--Howell, Deeds, Whipple, Puckett, Edwards, McEachin, Petersen, Barker, Northam--9.

NAYS--Martin, Obenshain, Smith, McWaters--4.

ABSTENTIONS--0.

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