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File #: 20-0792    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/6/2020 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 6/9/2020 Final action:
Title: Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on first reading of an ordinance to amend and reordain Section 2-2-11 (ESTABLISHMENT OF CENTRAL ABSENTEE VOTER ELECTION DISTRICT AND VOTING PLACE), to amend and reordain Section 2-2-10 (ESTABLISHMENT OF ELECTION DISTRICTS AND VOTING PLACES) Subsection (n), and to amend and reordain "The Official Map of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, Designating Election Districts and Voting Places," adopted by Section 2-2-13 (MAP OF ELECTION DISTRICTS AND VOTING PLACES), all of Chapter 2 (ELECTIONS), Title 2 (GENERAL GOVERNMENT) of The Code of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, 1981, as amended.
Attachments: 1. 20-0792_cover, 2. 20-0792_Ordinance, 3. 20-0792_Proposed Temporary Polling Place Change Map
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: JUNE 3, 2020

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Introduction and First Reading. Consideration. Passage on first reading of an ordinance to amend and reordain Section 2-2-11 (ESTABLISHMENT OF CENTRAL ABSENTEE VOTER ELECTION DISTRICT AND VOTING PLACE), to amend and reordain Section 2-2-10 (ESTABLISHMENT OF ELECTION DISTRICTS AND VOTING PLACES) Subsection (n), and to amend and reordain "The Official Map of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, Designating Election Districts and Voting Places," adopted by Section 2-2-13 (MAP OF ELECTION DISTRICTS AND VOTING PLACES), all of Chapter 2 (ELECTIONS), Title 2 (GENERAL GOVERNMENT) of The Code of the City of Alexandria, Virginia, 1981, as amended.
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ISSUE: Consideration of an ordinance to establish Minnie Howard School and George Washington Middle School as additional Saturday in-person early voting locations for Presidential Elections and establish the George Washington Masonic National Memorial as a temporary replacement for Douglas MacArthur school polling place during construction with no change to precinct boundaries.

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council pass on first reading and set for public hearing, second reading and final passage on June 20, 2020, an ordinance (Attachment 1) to establish
(1) Minnie Howard School and George Washington Middle School as additional Saturday in-person early voting locations for Presidential Elections, and (2) Establish George Washington Masonic National Memorial as a temporary replacement for Douglas MacArthur School voting location.

BACKGROUND: The Alexandria Electoral Board, which is a bipartisan board comprised of three members who are appointed by the Alexandria Circuit Court for staggered three-year terms, is responsible for making recommendations to City Council ...

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