Two constitutional amendments will be on the ballot next week. One is a formality to allow the General Assembly to adjust its calendar to accommodate a Jewish Holiday.
The other involves eminent domain and is very controversial. Andy Jenks took a look at both sides of the argument.
Here is his report for NBC12:
You can see the entire language of both constitutional amendments below:
They will also be printed in their entirety in several major newspapers.
Here a full press release from the State Board of Elections with more information:
SBE ENCOURAGES PREPARATION FOR CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS
RICHMOND, VA – There will be two constitutional amendment questions on the ballot for all registered voters. The State Board of Elections requests that voters make an effort to become familiar with these proposed amendments prior to arrival at the polling place, which will reduce the wait in line and make the voting process more efficient. The proposed amendments may be found in their entirety on the State Board of Elections website at www.sbe.virginia.gov and also in the following major publications:
El Tiempo Latino
Richmond Times Dispatch
Additionally, the text of the constitutional amendments was printed in all publications with a circulation of at least 7,000 within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
In-person absentee voting continues through this Saturday, November 3, 2012. Please check the websites of the local voter registration offices or call ahead to determine the hours of operation in specific localities. To be eligible to vote absentee it is necessary to be registered to vote and meet one of the 19 qualifying absentee reasons. Please remember to bring an acceptable form of identification to the voter registration office if planning to vote absentee.