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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 003 : City of Burlington

Subchapter 002 : Elections and City Meetings; City Elections

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 3, § 22)
  • § 22. Ballots

    For all City or ward or City district elections, and also for the election of justices of the peace in the City, the Chief Administrative Officer shall prepare all official ballots, consistent with the requirements of any regulation adopted under section 5 of this charter, and otherwise in the same manner and subject to all the provisions of the laws of this State providing for and regulating the preparation and distribution of official ballots in towns and cities; provided, however, that the Chief Administrative Officer shall cause to be printed for every ward or City district in the City not less than 60 ballots for every 50 names or fractional part thereof on the voting list prepared and posted in the ward or City district for any such election; and further provided that the Chief Administrative Officer shall deliver to the inspectors of election in each ward on the day of the election and before the hour for opening the polls in said ward the number of blocks of ballots containing 100 each as shall nearest represent two-thirds of the whole number required to be printed for the ward or City district and shall retain the balance of the ballots for each ward or City district so prepared. For all special elections, the Chief Administrative Officer shall prepare all official ballots at least 45 days prior to the election. (Amended 1997, No. M-18 (Adj. Sess.), § 26, eff. April 23, 1998; 2001, No. M-6, § 2; 2005, No. M-3, eff. May 12, 2005; 2013, No. M-15 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. March 3, 2015; 2019, No. M-12 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. Oct. 8, 2020.)