Donald McEachin on Government Reform
OnTheIssues Explanation:: Previous law required that absentee voter be on vacation or business trip; on active duty; attending school away from home; disability or health reasons; or imprisonment, as a reason to vote absentee. New law would allow absentee voting at the voter's convenience.
Legislative Outcome:: Sen. McEachin voted YEA; introduced Dec. 28, 2015 ; passed Senate, 21-19-0, on Feb. 1; died in House Committee on Feb. 3.
Legislative Outcome:: Sen. McEachin voted NAY; passed Senate 20-20 on Feb. 5, with tie-breaker by Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling; passed House 65-34-1 on Feb. 20; signed by Gov. Bob McDonnell on March 25
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