The Vermont Statutes Online

Title 17: Elections


Sub-Chapter 07: Process Of Voting

17 V.S.A. § 2569. Assistance to voter

§ 2569. Assistance to voter

(a) A voter who declares to the presiding officer that he or she needs assistance to mark the ballot or register a vote on a machine shall be assisted in the marking or registering of the ballot by a person of the voter's choice or two election officials of different party affiliations.

(b) A person who gives assistance to a voter in the marking or registering of his or her ballot shall not in any way divulge any information regarding the choice of the voter or the manner in which the voter's ballot was cast. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1985, No. 196 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 1989, No. 200 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; 2003, No. 59, § 34.)