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Title 17 : Elections

Chapter 049 : NOMINATIONS

Subchapter 001 : PRIMARY ELECTIONS

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 2356)
  • § 2356. Time for filing petitions and statements of nomination

    (a) Primary petitions for major party candidates and statements of nomination for minor party candidates shall be filed no sooner than the fourth Monday in April and not later than 5:00 p.m. on the fourth Thursday after the first Monday in May preceding the primary election prescribed by section 2351 of this chapter, and not later than 5:00 p.m. of the 62nd day prior to the day of a special primary election.

    (b) A petition or statement of nomination shall apply only to the election cycle in which the petition or statement of nomination is filed. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1979, No. 200 (Adj. Sess.), § 19; 2003, No. 59, § 11; 2009, No. 73 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. April 7, 2010; 2013, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 16, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.)