2020 Vermont Statutes
Title 17 - Elections
Chapter 41 - Purposes, Short Title, Definitions
§ 2101. Purposes

Universal Citation: 17 V.S.A. § 2101.

§ 2101. Purposes

This title is intended to carry out the mandate contained in Article 8 of Chapter I of the Constitution of the State of Vermont. In this pursuit, the specific purposes of this title are:

(1) to provide equal opportunity for all citizens of voting age to participate in political processes;

(2) to assure that political campaigns are fairly and honestly conducted and financed;

(3) to define unacceptable conduct among political candidates and public servants;

(4) to ensure that public service will be in the public interest, rather than the special interest of groups or individuals;

(5) to encourage citizens to become more actively involved in the political processes that affect the quality of life; and

(6) to provide uniform practices and procedures in the conduct of elections throughout the State. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1.)

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