Voting Determination Letters for Virginia

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Determination Letters for Virginia, by date.
Jurisdiction and date Description and submission numbers Notes
Portsmouth (Independent City)
06/26/1970
(pdf)
Chapter 471 (1970)--forty-percent plurality vote requirement
(T3070)
 
Richmond (Independent City)
05/07/1971
(pdf)
Annexation
(V4650)
Declaratory judgment granted upon alteration in method of election in City of Richmond v. United States, No. 1718-72 (D.D.C. Aug. 10, 1976)
State of Virginia
05/07/1971
(pdf)
Redistricting--Senate multi-member districts
(T3004)
 
State of Virginia
05/07/1971
(pdf)
Redistricting--House multi-member districts
(T3003)
Withdrawn 6-10-71
Caroline County
09/10/1971
(pdf)
Precinct boundaries; polling place
(V3412-13)
 
Mecklenburg County
12/07/1971
(pdf)
Redistricting--multi-member districts
(V3602)
 
Petersburg (Independent City)
02/22/1972
(pdf)
Annexation
(V3861)
Declaratory judgment denied in City of Petersburg v. United States, 354 F. Supp. 1021 (D.D.C.), aff'd mem., 410 U.S. 962 (1972). Declaratory judgment granted upon alteration of electoral method, Diamond v. United States, 412 U.S. 901 (1973)
Martinsville (Independent City)
04/19/1974
(pdf)
Precincts
(V6212)
 
Newport News (Independent City)
05/17/1974
(pdf)
Polling place
(V6271)
 
Suffolk
09/23/1974
(pdf)
Polling place
(V6781)
Withdrawn 10-24-74
Lynchburg (Independent City)
07/14/1975
(pdf)
Annexation
(V8143)
Withdrawn 4-12-76 upon change in electoral system
Gretna (Pittsylvania Cty.)
09/27/1979
(pdf)
Staggered terms
(C3425)
 
Hopewell (Independent City)
10/27/1980
(pdf)
Decrease in number of councilmembers from seven to five
(80-2203)
 
State of Virginia
07/17/1981
(pdf)
Chapter 2--Senate redistricting
(81-2088)
 
State of Virginia
07/31/1981
(pdf)
Chapter 5--House redistricting
(81-2085)
 
Petersburg (Independent City)
03/01/1982
(pdf)
Ordinance No. 8191 (1981) realignment of councilmanic districts, realignment of certain precinct boundaries, polling places
(81-2199)
 
State of Virginia
03/12/1982
(pdf)
Chapter 16--House reapportionment
(82-2748)
 
Southampton County
06/21/1982
(pdf)
Redistricting
(81-2235)
Withdrawn 9-7-82
Greensville County
11/15/1982
(pdf)
Ordinance which redistricts the election districts into two double-member districts; the ordinance which creates an at-large position on the board of supervisors; and the ordinance which realigns voting precincts and creates Voting Precinct 4B and the polling place
(82-2786)
 
State of Virginia
08/03/1984
(pdf)
Chapter 775 (1984)--prohibition on candidates assisting voters
(84-3793)
 
Franklin (Independent City)
03/11/1986
(pdf)
Three annexations
(86-4549)
Withdrawn 5-18-87 upon preclearance of new method of election
Fredericksburg (Independent City)
04/07/1988
(pdf)
1987 reduction in the size of the city council (from ten councilmembers and the mayor, to six councilmembers and the mayor) in the context of the 3-3 method of election and districting plan adopted for electing the council as so reduced
(87-4154)
 
Newport News (Independent City)
07/24/1989
(pdf)
Change from a 4-3 to 3-3 method of staggering council elections
(88-5098)
 
State of Virginia
07/16/1991
(pdf)
Chapters 11 and 16 (1991)--redistricting plan for the State House of Delegates
(91-1483)
 
Powhatan County
11/12/1991
(pdf)
Redistricting plan (supervisor districts)
(91-2115)
 
Newport News School District (Independent City)
02/16/1993
(pdf)
Adoption of an at-large method of electing school board members
(92-3887)
 
Chesapeake School District (Independent City)
06/20/1994
(pdf)
At-large method of electing the board of education
(93-4561)
Withdrawn 8-28-95
Dinwiddie County
10/27/1999
(html | pdf)
Polling place
(99-2229)
 
Northampton County
09/28/2001
(html | pdf)
Method of electing the board of supervisors from six single-member districts to three double-member districts and the 2001 redistricting plan for the board of supervisors
(2001-1495)
 
Pittsylvania County
04/29/2002
(html | pdf)
2001 redistricting plan for the board of supervisors and school board
(2001-2026; 2001-2501)
 
Cumberland County
07/09/2002
(html | pdf)
2001 Redistricting plan for the board of supervisors
(2001-2374)
 
Northampton County
05/19/2003
(html | pdf)
2002 redistricting plan for the board of supervisors
(2002-5693)
 
Northampton County
10/21/2003
(html | pdf)
Redistricting plan
(2003-3010)
 
Updated August 7, 2015

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