Qualifications of Freemen and Freewomen, Vermont Constitution

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The Qualifications of Freemen and Freewomen part of the Vermont Constitution contains one section.

Section 42

Text of Section 42:

Voter's Qualifications and Oaths

Every person of the full age of eighteen years who is a citizen of the United States, having resided in this State for the period established by the General Assembly and who is of a quiet and peaceable behavior, and will take the following oath or affirmation, shall be entitled to all the privileges of a voter of this state:

You solemnly swear (or affirm) that whenever you give your vote or suffrage, touching any matter that concerns the State of Vermont, you will do it so as in your conscience you shall judge will most conduce to the best good of the same, as established by the Constitution, without fear or favor of any person.

Every person who will attain the full age of eighteen years by the date of the general election who is a citizen of the United States, having resided in this State for the period established by the General Assembly and who is of a quiet and peaceable behavior, and will take the oath or affirmation set forth in this section, shall be entitled to vote in the primary election.[1]

Amendments

  • Amended on November 2, 2010 via voter approval of Proposal 5.

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