|The quarterly meeting of the Governor’s “Virginia Latino Advisory Board” was held at the offices of the Virginia Hispanic Chamber in Tysons Corner on Friday, 7/25/14 . Members of the statewide board are appointed to 4-year terms and have the power and duty to advise the Governor on issues affecting the Latino community. Theresa Speake, member of the CEC, was appointed by Governor McDonnell and will serve through 2016.
The Secretary of Administration for the Governor, Nancy Rodrigues, made a presentation regarding the new voter identification card that is available at any Electoral Board free of charge for anyone not having picture identification. All individuals in Virginia must possess and present a photo ID in order to vote starting with the upcoming 2014 general election.
The public attendance included the Chair of the CEC, Lolita Mancheno-Smoak and Micah Edmond, GOP candidate for the 8th Congressional District.