Vermont Four-Year Terms for State Constitutional Officers (1974)

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A Vermont Four-Year Terms for State Constitutional Officers Amendment was on the March 4, 1974 ballot in Vermont as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was defeated.

The proposed amendment would have made the Vermont Attorney General a constitutional officer. Changes two-year terms for constitutional officers to four-year terms. Modernizes the canvassing of votes for constitutional officers, and provides for a runoff election in the event no candidate receives a majority of the votes. Authorizes the Supreme Court to incorporate, rearrange and renumber amended sections into the present constitution. Eliminates the office of Secretary of Civil and Military Affairs.

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