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<br /> <br />MINUTES <br /> <br />City of Charlottesville Electoral Board <br />Meeting of July 6, 2017 <br /> <br /> <br />The meeting was called to order by the chair at 5:45 p.m. in the office of the <br />Charlottesville General Registrar. Those present were Electoral Board members Anne <br />Hemenway (Chair) Jon Bright (Vice Chair) and Jim Nix (Secretary), General Registrar <br />Rosanna Bencoach, Deputy Registrar Katie Mauller, Assistant Registrar Melissa Morton <br />and Assistant Registrar Patrick Cory. <br /> <br />On a motion by the vice-chair, seconded by the chair, the agenda was approved <br />unanimously. <br /> <br />On a motion by the vice-chair, seconded by the chair, the minutes of the June 13-16, <br />2017 meeting were approved unanimously. The chair then moved to approve the <br />minutes of the June 7, 2017 meeting. The vice-chair seconded and the motion was <br />approved unanimously. <br /> <br />Report by the General Registrar <br /> <br />The registrar provided a written report to which were attached the latest registration <br />statistics and a graphic from the VPAP website showing that Charlottesville had the <br />highest turnout in the state, by percentage of registered voters, in the June 13 <br />Democratic primary. <br /> <br />The registrar also provided an update on recruiting for the voting equipment position <br />noting that efforts to find qualified applicants are continuing. <br /> <br />Public Comment <br /> <br />No members of the public were present for this meeting. <br /> <br />Wrap-up on the June 13 Primary <br /> <br />Assistant Registrar Melissa Morton announced that the post-primary round table <br />discussion with chief election officials has been scheduled for 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, <br />July 27, at City Space. Assistant chiefs, closers and research specialists will also be in <br />attendance. A similar meeting for the central absentee precinct personnel has been <br />scheduled for 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 26 but a venue, likely to be in City Hall, <br />has not yet been confirmed. <br />