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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 005 : CITY OF MONTPELIER

Subchapter 005 : CITY MEETINGS; NOMINATION AND ELECTION OF OFFICERS

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 5, § 511)
  • § 5-511. Canvassing of ballots

    (a) At the close of the balloting at any City election or annual or special City meeting, the City Clerk and the Board of Civil Authority, and such other election officers as may be designated by the Board of Civil Authority, shall canvass the ballots cast for all officers and for any proposals on the ballot.

    (b) The City Clerk shall report the results in accordance with State statute.

    (c) The candidate who has received a plurality of the votes cast for each respective City office shall be declared elected to that office.

    (d) Any election for State or county officers or representatives to the General Assembly shall, in all cases, be conducted according to the general law of the State. (Amended 2013, No. M-19 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. May 20, 2014.)