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Title 17 : Elections

Chapter 032 : PUBLICATION AND RATIFICATION OF ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT TO VERMONT CONSTITUTION

Subchapter 002 : RATIFICATION

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 1843)
  • § 1843. Process of voting, making returns, conduct of meetings

    At those meetings the freemen may vote by ballot for or against the article of amendment. The same officer shall preside in each such meeting as provided in section 2680 of this title. The board of civil authority shall, in open meeting, receive, sort, and count the votes of the freemen for and against the article of amendment and the result shall be declared by the presiding officer. That result shall be recorded by the clerk of the town or city and true returns thereof shall be made, sealed up and sent by the clerk by mail or otherwise to the secretary of state as provided in section 2588 of this title. The ballot boxes for the reception of votes on the article of amendment shall be opened and shall close as provided in section 2561 of this title. (Added 1971, No. 211 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 3, 1972; amended 1981, No. 239 (Adj. Sess.), § 34.)