November 28, 2022 - November 30, 2022
Elections Office / Craig Ave. Center
900 Chestnut Street
Vinton, VA 24179
Roanoke County Participating in "Risk Limiting Audit" of 9th Cong. Dist. Election Results
Monday, November 28, 2022
Pursuant to Va. Code §§ 24.2-669 and -671.2 the Virginia Department of Elections will hold—in coordination with Virginia’s local electoral boards and registrars—a risk-limiting audit ("RLA") of the results of the November 8th, 2022 9th Congressional District Election. Roanoke County will participate in the audit at 9 AM on November 28th at 900 Chestnut St. in Vinton.
Notice of Upcoming Electoral Board Meeting - RLA 11.28-30.22
Pursuant to Va. Code §§ 24.2-669 and -671.2 the Virginia Department of Elections is conducting—in coordination with Virginia’s local electoral boards and registrars—a risk-limiting audit of the results of the 9th Congressional District Election held on November 8, 2022. 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 entitled to have a representative 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.
The process of pulling and inspecting ballots designated for audit by Roanoke County will begin at the Roanoke County Department of Elections at 9 AM on Monday, November 28, 2022. The Department is located at 900 Chestnut St. in Vinton, VA 24179. If a second round audit is deemed necessary by the Virginia Department of Elections, it will be held at the same location and commence at 9 AM on Wednesday, November 30, 2022.
For more information regarding Risk Limiting Audits in Virginia, please see:
- About RLAs in general:
- RLAs in Virginia: