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17 Yr Olds May Vote…on these conditions

Title 17 : Elections

Chapter 043 : Qualification and Registration of Voters

Subchapter 001 : Qualifications of Voters

(Cite as: 17 V.S.A. § 2121)

  • § 2121. Eligibility of voters(a) Any person may register to vote in the town of his or her residence in any election held in a political subdivision of this State in which he or she resides who, on election day:
  • (1) is a citizen of the United States;
  • (2) is a resident of the State of Vermont;
  • 3) has taken the voter’s oath; and
  • (4) is 18 years of age or more.(b) Any person meeting the requirements of subdivisions (a)(1)-(3) of this section who will be 18 years of age on or before the date of a general election may register and vote in the primary election immediately preceding that general election. (Added 1977, No. 269 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1997, No. 47, § 11; 2011, No. 66, § 15, eff. June 1, 2011.)