Election Law Study 2020--LWV-VA

Election Law Study 2020--LWV-VA

This study updates the League position of 2011.

Part 1: Election Security

Review a File summary of part 1 of this study.

It advocates:

  • continuous monitoring and upgrading of security, including resources, standards, and certifications
  • expansion of absentee and early voting with the funding to support them
  • audits following elections
  • best practices regarding election equipment

It oppposes:

  • return of ballots via Internet until such voting can be accomplished while maintaining ballot security and integrity
  • photo IDs

Part 2: Ranked Choice Voting, Voter Suppression

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  • ranked choice voting in local elections and primaries
  • working closely with registrars/election boards to implement procedures
  • restoration of voting rights to felons