They are apolitical organization and are free to change their rules at amy time. Pressure could be effective, especially if applied towards Gov McDonnell and his future politcal aspirations.
I read that years ago the Democrats under the Harry Flood Byrd, Sr., organization kept down voter turnout to make it easier for the elite to say entrenched. Poll taxes were one way, but what else, I don’t recall? VA will surely give Romney 75 percent and “convince” many that he can sweep the South. Are write-ins allowed or counted there?