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Title 24 Appendix : Municipal Charters

Chapter 019 : CITY OF WINOOSKI

(Cite as: 24 App. V.S.A. ch. 19, § 202)
  • § 19-202. Qualified voters

    (a) Voter registration, absentee voting, and conduct of elections at all annual and special meetings shall be as provided by general law. The qualifications of voters in State and federal elections shall be as provided by general law. The qualifications of voters in City meetings and all municipal elections shall be as set forth in subsection (b) of this section.

    (b) Notwithstanding 17 V.S.A. § 2121(a)(1), any person, including persons who are non-U.S. citizens, may register to vote in any City meeting or municipal election who, on election day:

    (1) is a legal resident of the City;

    (2) has taken the Voter's Oath; and

    (3) is 18 years of age or older.

    (c) As used in subdivision (b)(1) of this section, "legal resident of the City" means any person who is a resident of the City and is a United States citizen or resides in the United States on a permanent or indefinite basis in compliance with federal immigration laws.

    (d) The City Clerk shall maintain a voter checklist for City meetings and municipal elections, in accordance with subsection (b) of this section, and shall keep the City checklist separate and apart from the voter checklist maintained for State and federal elections.

    (e) The voter checklists maintained by the City Clerk for municipal, State, and federal elections shall be subject to the protections given to the statewide voter checklists pursuant to 17 V.S.A. § 2154. (Added 2013, No. M-9, § 3, eff. June 4, 2013; amended 2021, No. M-6, § 2, eff. June 24, 2021.)