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Title 17 : Elections

Chapter 053 : VACANCIES

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 2621)
  • § 2621. Vacancy in office of United States senator or representative

    If a vacancy occurs in the office of United States senator or United States representative, the governor shall call a special election to fill the vacancy. His or her proclamation shall specify a day for the special election and a day for a special primary, pursuant to section 2352 of this title. The special election shall be held not more than three months from the date the vacancy occurs, except that if the vacancy occurs within six months of a general election, the special election may be held the same day as the general election. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)