Virginia signature requirements
U.S. Senate and U.S. House
Candidates for Senate must submit at least 10,000 signatures from qualified voters of the Commonwealth including at least 400 from each of Virginia’s 11 congressional districts. Candidates for House must pay a $3,480 filing fee and submit at least 1,000 signatures.
In 2012, the last day to file to run in the June 12, 2012 primary was 5pm on March 29, 2012.
Virginia is one of the 24 states that do not have initiative and referendum.