The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 17: Elections

Chapter 51: CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS

Sub-Chapter 04: Polling Places

17 V.S.A. § 2508. Campaigning during polling hours; voter access



§ 2508. Campaigning during polling hours; voter access

(a) The presiding officer shall insure during polling hours that:

(1) Within the building containing a polling place, no campaign literature, stickers, buttons, name stamps, information on write-in candidates, or other political materials are displayed, placed, handed out, or allowed to remain; and

(2) Within the building containing a polling place, no candidate, election official, or other person distributes election materials, solicits voters, or otherwise campaigns; and

(3) On the walks and driveways leading to a building in which a polling place is located, no candidate or other person may physically interfere with the progress of a voter to and from the polling place.

(b) During polling hours, the presiding officer shall control the placement of signs on the property of the polling place in a fair manner.

(c) The provisions of this section shall be posted in the notice required by section 2521 of this title. (Amended 1989, No. 211 (Adj. Sess.), § 3; 2001, No. 5, § 14.)