Vol. 36 Iss. 7 - November 25, 2019

Chapter 50
Proposed Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The State Board of Elections is claiming an exemption from the Administrative Process Act pursuant to § 2.2-4002 B 8 of the Code of Virginia, which exempts agency action relating to the conduct of elections or eligibility to vote.

Title of Regulation: 1VAC20-50. Candidate Qualification (adding 1VAC20-50-50).

Statutory Authority: § 24.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Public Hearing Information: No public hearings are scheduled.

Public Comment Deadline: December 25, 2019.

Agency Contact: Samantha Buckley, Policy Analyst II, Department of Elections, 1100 Bank Street, 1st Floor, Richmond, VA 23223, telephone (804) 864-8948, or email


The amendment sets the rule for when a person may submit candidate qualification documents for a special election held at a time other than in May or in November.

1VAC20-50-50. Candidate filings for special elections.

For special elections that are scheduled to be held in months other than May or November, no person may submit the candidate qualification documents required by Chapter 5 (§ 24.2-500 et seq.) of Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia until an appropriate authority has issued the writ ordering the election.

VA.R. Doc. No. R20-6232; Filed November 4, 2019, 3:04 p.m.