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Election district boundaries; counties and cities not to split precincts, etc.


Chief Patron:
George Barker (D)

2018 Regular Session


As introduced. Election district boundaries not to split precincts.

Requires county and city governing bodies in each year ending in one,<b> </b>immediately after the completion of decennial redistricting, to establish precinct boundaries so that no precinct is split between two or more congressional, state Senate, House of Delegates, or county or city election districts. If it is impossible to ... (More) this requirement the governing body is given authority to request a waiver from the State Board of Elections to establish a split precinct. The State Board may either grant the waiver or, if the Board finds it more appropriate, approve an exception to the minimum size requirements for precincts. This bill was incorporated into SB 983.

  • Bill History

  • 01/09/2018 - Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103590D
  • 01/09/2018 - Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
  • 01/30/2018 - Senate: Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SB983-Obenshain) (13-Y 0-N)
  • 01/30/2018 - Senate: Impact statement from DPB (SB522)