TO LOCAL PARTY CHAIRMEN AND THE BUENA VISTA ELECTORAL BOARD MEMBERS.
Pursuant to VA code 24.2-669 and -571.1 the Virginia Department of Elections is conducting – in coordination with Virginia’s local electoral boards and registrars – a statewide risk-limiting audit of the results of the November 3, 2020, election. VA code 24.2-669 provides, in pertinent part, as follows
In the event that ballots are inspected under clause (i), (ii), or (iv) of this paragraph, each political party and each independent candidate on the ballot, or each primary candidate , shall be entitle to have a representatvie present during such inspection. The representatives and observers lawfully present shall be prohibited from interfering with the officers of election in any way. The State Board or local electoral board shall provide such parties and candidates reasonable advance notice of the inspection.
We anticipate inspecting ballots at the Buena Vista Circuit Court Jury Room on Thursday, February 25, 2021 at 11 am. The address is 2039 Sycamore Avenue, Buena Vista, Virginia 24416.
Please let us know who your designated representative will be, if it is someone other than you, so that we will be able to recognize that person as your duly appointed representative.
If you have any questions ,please do not hesitate to contact me, as I remain
Very Truly Yours,
Emilie F. Staton
General Registrar/Director of Elections
See official, signed notice here: Audit Notice