The 2010 Executive Budget Document
State Board of Elections [ http://www.sbe.state.va.us/ ]Mission Statement
The State Board of Elections' (SBE) mission is to promote and ensure uniformity, legality, fairness, accuracy, purity and, integrity of the vote in all elections in the Commonwealth.Operating Budget Summary
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Personnel Cost|
|2007 Appropriation||$ 11,297,183||$ 8,508||$ 1,748,159|
|2008 Appropriation||$ 10,920,117||$ 20,008,508||$ 1,748,159|
|2009 Appropriation||$ 10,755,377||$ 15,189,706||$ 1,748,159|
|2010 Appropriation||$ 10,699,056||$ 10,178,639||$ 2,326,122|
|2011 Base Budget||$ 10,699,056||$ 10,178,639||$ 2,326,122|
|2011 Addenda||$ (1,281,762)||$ (5,462,389)||$ (26,920)|
|2011 Total||$ 9,417,294||$ 4,716,250||$ 2,299,202|
|2012 Base Budget||$ 10,699,056||$ 10,178,639||$ 2,326,122|
|2012 Addenda||$ (1,281,762)||$ (6,087,389)||$ (26,920)|
|2012 Total||$ 9,417,294||$ 4,091,250||$ 2,299,202|
|General Fund||Nongeneral Fund||Total Positions|
|2011 Base Budget||30.00||7.00||37.00|
|2012 Base Budget||30.00||7.00||37.00|
Recommended Operating Budget Addenda
Distribute Central Appropriations amounts to agency budgetsAdjusts the agency budget to reflect amounts moved to or from Central Appropriations to cover the cost of items such as changes in retirement and other benefit contribution rates, as well as the distribution of other centrally funded items.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($101,683) ($101,683)
Eliminate special fund appropriationRemoves special fund appropriation to receive revenue upon implementation of campaign finance filing fees, a proposed October 2008 reduction strategy. Legislation needed for final approval of strategy failed to pass during the 2009 General Assembly Session.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund ($100,772) ($100,772)
Adjust federal fundingReduces federal funding appropriation to reflect the depletion of one-time Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funding.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund ($5,527,867) ($6,102,867)
Increase nongeneral fund appropriationAppropriates funds to reflect revenue generated from collections for the sale of voter lists.
FY 2011 FY 2012 Nongeneral Fund $70,000 $70,000
Virtualize statewide voter registration system serversReduces the number of physical servers supporting the statewide voter registration system.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($36,374) ($36,374)
Reduce assistance for electoral board membersReduces financial assistance payments to localities by ten percent for local electoral board member salaries and travel.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($131,077) ($131,077)
Reduce printing and shipping costsRemoves funding for production and shipping of officer identification buttons and replaces items with less expensive name badges.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($3,100) ($3,100)
Reduce reliance on temporary clerical staff to support agency's election administration activitiesRedistributes work and employs existing staff to maximize use of technology in support of election activities.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($20,792) ($20,792)
Implement pilot program for online voter registration and absentee ballot requestsImplements a pilot program for online voter registration system. Federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA) funds will be used to develop and implement software changes and security modifications needed.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($95,000) ($95,000) Nongeneral Fund $50,000 $0
Reduce assistance for general registrar salariesReduces financial assistance payments to localities for general registrar salaries by ten percent.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($608,190) ($608,190)
Reduce postage and mailing costsReduces postage and mail costs by enrolling in the central state mail services system.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($12,252) ($12,252)
Reduce campaign finance disclosure administration online training of committee treasurersRemoves online training services for candidates and committee treasurers, to be replaced with less expensive training offered through agency website or through other technology services.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($6,600) ($6,600)
Eliminate one network serverRemoves one obsolete network server.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($23,088) ($23,088)
Reduce printing and distribution of voter registration applicationsReduces costs of printing and distribution of voter applications for government and private entities by encouraging printing from agency website.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($45,374) ($45,374)
Implement administrative feesImplements an administrative fee of $25 per report for campaign finance disclosure reports filed in paper form. Electronic filing software is made available free of charge to filers.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($8,750) ($8,750) Nongeneral Fund $8,750 $8,750
Reduce cost of computer systems backup and recovery servicesReduces costs for computer backup and recovery systems through reconfiguration of routine activities.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($73,592) ($73,592)
Suspend mileage reimbursement for Electoral Board membersSuspends mileage reimbursement for Electoral Board members. Reimbursement has historically been made dependent on the availability of funds.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($78,390) ($78,390)
Implement campaign finance disclosure candidate/political committee filing feesRequires political committees to pay an annual $25 filing fee for campaign finance disclosure reporting.
FY 2011 FY 2012 General Fund ($37,500) ($37,500) Nongeneral Fund $37,500 $37,500