Public Comment on 2013 Absentee Application Form

The State Board of Elections (SBE) has directed a 14-day comment period ending May 15, 2013, for a new draft application to request an absentee ballot under Va. Code 24.2-105, and 24.2-701. The draft form is available on the State Board of Elections website,

* 1. Please state your name.

* 2. Please identify any organization you represent in making these comments.

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* 5. Please comment on any issue relating to the draft 2013 Absentee Application Form, including whether the form complies with applicable law, is clearly written and easily understandable.