The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 17: Elections

Chapter 49: NOMINATIONS

Sub-Chapter 01: Primary Elections

17 V.S.A. § 2353. Petitions to place names on ballot



§ 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 any office indicated, if petitions containing the requisite number of signatures made by legal voters, in substantially the following form, are 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) A person's name shall not be listed as a candidate on the primary ballot of more than one party in the same election. (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.)