VEBA Goals

Previous VEBA Goals

As listed in ASK Booklet 2010:

Oppose removing EBs or GRs without Court Order

Favor Remove Ban on purchasing DREs Favor No Excuse Absentee Voting

2011:

Appoint Elections Professional to Administer SBE Operations

Favor Remove Ban on purchasing DREs

Favor Acquiring DREs from outside Commonwealth to comply with HAVA requirements

Favor state reimbursement for local costs offederal and state primaries Favor No Excuse Absentee Voting

2012:

Favor state reimbursement for local costs offederal and state primaries

Appoint Elections Professional to Administer SBE Operations

Compensation for Chair and Vice Chair of SBE

Favor statewide “Bailout” from Voting Rights Act

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage

Legislation to permit telephone calls & personal communication between EB members Full time GRs for all localities

2013:

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage

Voluntary pilot program for vote centers in primary elections

Legislation to permit telephone calls & personal communication between EB members Full time GR sfor all localities

Professional Director of Elections for the Commonwealth Compensation for Chair and Vice Chair of SBE

Realignment of GR population breaks for compensation Closing of schools on General Election Day

Move June Primary to third Tuesday

Elimination of Second Saturday of voting in May Elections

2014:

Full reimbursement to localities for political party primaries

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage

Voluntary pilot program for vote centers in primary elections Compensation for Chair and Vice Chair of SBE

Realignment of GR population breaks for compensation

Closing of schools on General Election Day

Move June Primary to third Tuesday Favor No Excuse Absentee Voting

2015:

Voluntary pilot program for vote centers in primary elections

Move June Primary to third Tuesday

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage Endorse GREB recommendations:

Designate GR “Director of Elections “

Realign duties of GR in Code to reflect practice

2016:

Focus on recognizing elections as a “Core Function” of Government

2017:

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage

2018:

Reform of the SBE recommended by GREB

100% Reimbursement to localities for EB & GR salaries & Mileage

Realignment of GR population breaks for compensation & increase to Treasurer salary level

2019:

Reform of the SBE recommended by GREB

100% Reimbursement to localities for election expenses

Move June Primary to third Tuesday in June

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Upcoming Events

  • December 18, 2019
    • State Board of Elections
      1:00 pm
      State Board of ElectionsTime: 1:00 pm
      Virginia State Capitol
      Senate Room 3
      Richmond, VA 23219
  • January 8, 2020
    • General Assembly Session ConvenesGeneral Assembly Session ConvenesPrefiling ends at 10:00 a.m. Last day to file legislation creating or continuing a study
  • January 17, 2020
    • General AssemblyGeneral AssemblyBill cut-off (last day to introduce bills and certain joint resolutions)
  • January 21, 2020
    • VEBA Legislative DayVEBA Legislative Day
  • January 28, 2020
    • State Board of Elections
      1:00 pm
      State Board of ElectionsTime: 1:00 pm
      Patrick Henry Building
      West Reading Room
      1111 E Broad St,
      Richmond, VA 23219
  • February 11, 2020
    • General AssemblyGeneral AssemblyCrossover (last day for each house to act on its own legislation, excluding budget)
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