2006 Code of Virginia § 24.2-401 - Persons moving from precinct

24.2-401. Persons moving from precinct.

A person who is qualified to vote except for having moved his residence fromone precinct to another within the Commonwealth may vote in the precinct fromwhich he has moved in the following November general election and anyintervening election unless his registration has been transferred orcancelled as provided in this chapter. In addition, a person may continue tovote in the precinct from which he has moved through the ensuing secondgeneral election for federal office, provided that (i) he has moved hisresidence from one precinct to another in the same registrar's jurisdictionand the same congressional district; (ii) he has failed to respond to thenotice provided in 24.2-428; (iii) his registration has not beentransferred or cancelled as provided in this chapter; and (iv) he hasaffirmed orally or in writing his new address before an officer of electionat the polling place.

(Code 1950, 24-17, 24-22, 24-23; 1963, Ex. Sess., c. 2; 1970, c. 462, 24.1-41; 1971, Ex. Sess., cc. 205, 265; 1974, c. 428; 1977, c. 490; 1978, c.778; 1993, c. 641; 1996, cc. 72, 73; 1997, c. 346.)


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