[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County 7-14-1981; amended 8-27-1991 and 4-25-1995. Subsequent amendments noted where applicable.]
The Constitution of Virginia and Title 15.2 and Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended, require that the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County, Virginia, reapportion the representation of the governing body in said county to provide equal representation based on population according to the 1980 United States Decennial Census and to establish election districts, precincts, and polling places for each district or precinct so that they shall be composed, as nearly as practicable, of contiguous and compact areas with clearly defined and clearly observable boundaries.
The establishment of an election district and precincts and polling places within the County of Mathews, Virginia, is made pursuant to the Constitution of Virginia and Title 15.2 and Title 24.2 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended.
There shall be one election district within the County of Mathews which shall correspond to and be identical with the boundaries of the County of Mathews, Virginia.
The aforesaid election district and the boundaries thereof were duly established by the Board of Supervisors of Mathews County, Virginia, by resolution adopted June 9, 1981.
The precincts for the election district and the polling places located therein shall be as follows:
The boundaries of the precincts shall be as set forth in Section 3 of an ordinance titled "An Ordinance To Provide for Precincts, To Establish Boundary Lines of Precincts, To Name Each Precinct, and To Establish a Polling Place for Each Precinct in Mathews County, Virginia," adopted by the Mathews County Board of Supervisors on May 25, 1971, effective June 1, 1971, and are as follows:
A map of the County of Mathews, prepared by the Virginia Department of Highways and Transportation, Richmond, Virginia, and titled "General Highway Map," identifying the boundaries of Mathews County, is attached hereto and made a part of this chapter.
Editor's Note: The General Highway Map is on file in the office of the General Registrar.
[Added 7-26-2005; amended 7-24-2012; 12-15-2020]
The Board of Supervisors of Mathews County hereby establishes a Central Absentee Voter Precinct that shall receive, count, and record such absentee ballots as are properly cast in each election held within Mathews County. The Central Absentee Voter Precinct shall receive, count, and record all such ballots in accordance with Virginia law.
The Central Absentee Voter Precinct shall be located at the Mathews Courthouse/Liberty Square at 10604 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews, Virginia.
The security of the unvoted and voted ballots shall be the responsibility of the Voter Registrar. The Voter Registrar shall account for all unvoted and voted ballots.