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Title 17 : Elections

Chapter 049 : NOMINATIONS

Subchapter 001 : PRIMARY ELECTIONS

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 2353)
  • § 2353. Petitions to place names on ballot

    (a) The name of any person shall be printed upon the primary ballot as a candidate for nomination by any major political party for the office indicated, if a petition containing the requisite number of signatures made by registered voters, in substantially the following form, is filed with the proper official, together with the person's written consent to having his or her name printed on the ballot:

    I join in a petition to place on the primary ballot of the ................................. party the name of  .............................., whose residence  is in the (city), (town) of  ............................... in the county of ………….................., for the office of  .................................... to be voted for on Tuesday, the  ........................ day of August, 20  .................. and I certify  that I am at the present time a registered voter and am qualified to vote for  a candidate for this office.

    (b)(1) A person's name shall not be listed as a candidate on the primary ballot of more than one party in the same election.

    (2) A single petition shall contain only one office for which a person seeks to be a candidate.

    (3) A person shall file a separate petition for each office for which he or she seeks to be a candidate. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1979, No. 200 (Adj. Sess.), § 17; 2007, No. 121 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. May 6, 2008; 2009, No. 73 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 7, 2010; 2017, No. 50, § 7; 2019, No. 67, § 10.)