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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 20. State Board of Elections
Chapter 45. Absent Military and Overseas Voters
9/25/2022

1VAC20-45-20. Voter registration.

A. Presumptions. As provided in 1VAC20-40-30 B, no presumption in favor of or against residence may arise merely on the basis of a person's presence or absence in the following circumstances:

1. While employed in the service of the Commonwealth or United States, whether military or civilian; or

2. While engaged in the navigation of the waters of the United States or of the high seas.

B. Material omissions from applications for voter registration on a Federal Post Card Application or Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot. The following omissions are not material:

1. Service identification number, rank, grade, or rate on an application that declares active duty military status.

2. Employer name and address on an application that declares temporary overseas residence with no date of last residence.

3. Employer name and address on an application that declares temporary overseas residence with a date of last residence. If practicable, the general registrar should inform the applicant that eligibility for full ballots requires providing the name and address of an employer outside the United States.

4. Date of last residence on an application that declares indefinite overseas residence. The date of last residence for an application declaring indefinite overseas residence without indicating a date of last residence in the United States shall be the date the application is signed.

Statutory Authority

§ 24.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 30, Issue 22, eff. June 10, 2014.

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