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Title 2 : Legislature

Chapter 001 : GENERAL ASSEMBLY

(Cite as: 2 V.S.A. § 10)
  • § 10. Election of State and judicial officers

    (a) At 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on the seventh Thursday after their biennial meeting and organization, the Senate and House of Representatives shall meet in joint assembly and proceed therein to elect the State officers, except judicial officers, whose election by the Constitution and laws devolves in the first instance upon them in joint assembly, including the Sergeant at Arms, the Adjutant and Inspector General, and legislative trustees of the University of Vermont and State Agricultural College. In case election of all such officers shall not be made on that day, they shall meet in joint assembly at 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on each succeeding day, Saturdays and Sundays excepted, and proceed in such election, until all such officers are elected.

    (b) At 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on the 11th Thursday after their biennial meeting and organization, and on the 11th Thursday of the second year of the biennial session, when necessary, the Senate and House of Representatives shall meet in joint assembly and proceed therein to elect the judicial officers whose election by the Constitution and laws devolves in the first instance upon them in joint assembly, including Justices of the Supreme Court and judges of all subordinate courts, except assistant judges and judges of probate. In case election of all such officers shall not be made on that day, they shall meet in joint assembly at 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on each succeeding day, Saturdays and Sundays excepted, and proceed in such election, until all such officers are elected.

    (c) At 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on the seventh Thursday of the second year of the biennial session, the Senate and House of Representatives shall meet in joint assembly and proceed therein to elect the legislative trustees of the Vermont State Colleges Corporation, whose election by the Constitution and laws devolves in the first instance upon them in joint assembly. In case election of all such legislative trustees shall not be made on that day, they shall meet in joint assembly at 10 o'clock and 30 minutes, forenoon, on each succeeding day, Saturdays and Sundays excepted, and proceed in such election, until all such legislative trustees are elected. (Amended 1985, No. 98, § 8.)