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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 20. State Board of Elections
Chapter 100. Ranked Choice Voting

1VAC20-100-80. Outreach.

For the purposes of this section, "educational information" means nonpartisan information that in plain language informs the public on the adoption of ranked choice voting for an election, a description of ranked choice voting, an unmarked official sample ranked choice voting ballot, and instructions on how to read and mark the ballot.

1. The Department of Elections shall be required to post educational information about ranked choice voting on its website at for the public.

2. Any county board of supervisors or city council that adopts to conduct an election by ranked choice voting shall develop and distribute educational information about ranked choice voting no later than 60 days before the specified election.

a. Educational information must be disseminated to the public through circulation in the local newspaper, posted on the locality's website, or mailed to active and inactive voters eligible to vote in the specified election.

b. Educational information must be posted in the office of the general registrar no later than 60 days before the specific election and made available for distribution if requested by the public.

c. Educational information about ranked choice voting shall be posted in each satellite office and polling place operating for the election.

Statutory Authority

§ 24.2-673.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 38, Issue 9, eff. December 3, 2021.

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