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1VAC20-20-80. Complaints.

A. Any person may make an informal complaint electronically or by telephone. Localities are primarily responsible for responding to all voter complaints they receive and may request board staff for assistance as needed.

B. A person may file a formal written complaint with the board as required by the Help America Vote Act of 2002, 42 USC  15301 et seq., using the form and instructions available from the board. Formal complaints require review and response by the deputy secretary or secretary who may contact local election officials for information. Any complaints not meeting the criteria for formal complaints will be responded to informally by appropriate staff.

Statutory Authority

24.2-103 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 6, eff. November 1, 2011.


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