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Election Information

March 3, 2015 Annual City Election

Candidate Petition and Consent Documents       

**Please note that a list of registered voters using the new City Ward and District designations will not available until approximately December 5, 2014**

Mayor

City Councilor - District

    North District                                 East District

    South District                                 Central District

City Councilor - Ward

Ward Clerk

Inspector of Election

     1 Year Term

     2 Year Term

     3 Year Term

School Commissioner - Ward

School Commissioner - District

   North District                     East District

   South District                     Central  District

   

March 3, 2015 Annual City Election Calendar

Date Event Statutory Authority  
       
Sunday, December 7 First day to warn first public hearing on Sect. 2641, Title 17 V.S.A. 70 days prior to election
  proposed Charter Amendments Sect. 2645, Title 17 V.S.A. Not earlier than 40 days prior to
      Public Hearing
       
Wednesday, December 17 Last day to warn first public hearing on Sect. 2641 (a), Title 17 V.S.A. 60 days prior to election
  proposed Charter Amendments Sect. 2645 (a)(6), Title 17 V.S.A. Not later than 30 days prior to
      Public Hearing
       
Monday, December 15 Last practical date for City Council to adopt Practical consideration  
  proposed Charter Changes for City election given City Council meeting  
    schedule  
       
Wednesday, December 17 First day to warn Second public hearing on Sect. 2645, Title 17 V.S.A. Not earlier than 40 days prior to
  proposed Charter Amendments   Public Hearing
       
Tuesday,  January 6 Official copy of proposed Charter Amendments Sect. 2645, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 10 days prior to 1st
  must be filed with the City Clerk   Public Hearing
       
Saturday, December 27 Last day to warn Second public hearing on Sect. 2645 (a)(6), Title 17 V.S.A. Not later than 30 days prior to
  proposed Charter Amendments   Public Hearing
       
Friday, January 16 - noon First Public Hearing on proposed Charter City Council Schedule at least 30 days prior to election
  Amendments    
       
Thursday, January 22 Last day to file petitions signed by 5% of voters Sect. 2642, Title 17 V.S.A. not less than 40 days prior
  with City Clerk for items to be included on   to election
  City Election Ballot    
       
Thursday, January 22 First day to warn City Election Sect. 2642, Title 17 V.S.A. 40 days prior to election
       
Thursday, January 22 Last day for Board of Civil Authority to Sect. 2501, Title 17 V.S.A. 40 days prior to election
  designate Polling Places    
       
Monday, January 26 Deadline for filing nominating petitions and Sect. 2681 (a), Title 17 V.S.A. 6th Monday prior to election
5:00 p.m. endorsement forms for City Offices including    
  City Councilor, Inspector of Election; School Commissioner  
       
Monday, January 26 Second Public Hearing on proposed Charter Practical consideration  
   Amendments    
       
Monday, January 26 Last practical date for revisions to proposed Practical consideration  
  Charter Amendments by City Council    
       
Monday, January 26 Last practical date for City Council to approve Practical consideration  
  non-Charter ballot questions    
       
Tuesday, January 27 Non-conforming petitions returned by Clerk Sect. 2681 (e), Title 17 V.S.A. within 24 hrs of receipt
       
Wednesday, January 28 Deadline to submit supplemental petitions Sect. 2681 (e), Title 17 V.S.A. Wed. after filing deadline
5:00 p.m. (if necessary)    
       
Wednesday, January 28 Deadline for filing (withdrawing) consent Sect. 2681 (e), Title 17 V.S.A. Wed. after filing deadline
  to be on the ballot    
       
Friday, January 30 Last practical day to post Notice of City Election Sect. 2501, Title 17 V.S.A. not less than 30 days prior to election
       
Friday, January 30 Voter Registration Checklist Posted Sect. 2141, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 30 days prior to election
       
Wednesday, February 11 Receive Local Ballots for City Election Sect. 2521,  Title 17 V.S.A. at least 20 days prior to election
       
Wednesday, February 11 Last day to post charter changes based upon Sect. 2645, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 20 days prior to election
  comments at Public Hearings    
       
Friday, February 13 Last practical day to post warning of public Sect. 2680, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 10 days prior to Public
   informational meeting on any public questions   Informational meeting
       
Saturday, February 21 Last day to post sample ballots for City Sect. 2522, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 10 days prior to election
  Election    
       
Saturday, February 21 Last day to Test Ballots and Voting Machines Sect. 2493 (b), Title 17 V.S.A. at least 10 days prior to election
       
Monday, February 23 Practical day to hold Public Informational Sect. 2680, Title 17 V.S.A. within 10 days of election
7:00 p.m. Meeting on non-Charter Ballot questions    
       
Wednesday, February 25 Deadline for applications to register to vote Sect. 2144 (a), Title 17 V.S.A. Wed. preceding election
  and be added to the Registered Voter Checklist    
  or file Intent to Apply for addition to Checklist    
  for City election    
  City Clerk's Office Open Until 5:00 p.m.    
       
Wednesday, February 25 Last day to publish Notice of City Election in Sect. 2641, Title 17 V.S.A. at least 5 days prior to election
  local paper of general circulation    
       
Friday, February 27 Last day to request that an Absentee Ballot Practical Consideration  
  be mailed to voter    
       
Saturday, February 28 City Clerk's Office Open from 9:00 a.m. to noon    
  for early/absentee voting    
       
Monday, March 2 Last day to request and vote by absentee ballot Sect. 2531 (a), Title 17 V.S.A.  
  City Clerk's Office Open until 5:00 p.m.    
  for early/absentee voting    
       
Tuesday March 3 Election Day - Polls Open Sect. 2531, Title 17 V.S.A.  
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.      

Forms

 
Locate your polling place, and confirm Your Voter Registration Info:

 
Polling Places

Ward 1
Mater Christi School
100 Mansfield Avenue
 

Ward 2
H.O. Wheeler School
Corner of Archibald and Walnut St.

Ward 3
Lawrence Barnes Elementery School
123 North Street

Ward 4
St. Mark's Youth Center
1271 North Avenue

Ward 5
Burlington Electric Department
585 Pine Street

Ward 6
Edmunds Middle School
275 Main Street

Ward 7
Robert Miller Rec Center
130 Gosse Court

Ward 8
To Be Determined

 

 

 
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