For Candidates

The following are City officers who are elected by the Citizens of the City on Town Meeting Day:
          These 2 boards have the following seats on the ballot every year at town meeting:
                                                       City Council
                                                    1   -   3 year seat
                                                    1   -   2 year seat

                                                       School Board
                                                     1   -   3 year seat
                                                     1   -   2 year seat

                         These 2 officers are voted on every 3 years at town meeting:
                                                          City Clerk
                                                    1  -    3 year seat
                                                  Water Commissioner
                                                    1   -   3 year seat

Petitions for local office are due by 5:00 on the 6th Monday before the Election date.  A petition requires at least 30 valid signatures of registered voters of South Burlington.  Any questions, please contact the City Clerk's office.
We strongly encourage anyone who is considering running for any city or school officers to please contact the City Clerk's office to get the appropriate forms and to get some guidance on filling out petitions and deadlines.  Please make sure that before  obtaining signatures on your petition that the entire top portion of the petition is filled out otherwise those signatures cannot be used.

Here are the forms that are needed to run for any City or School office:
Consent Form
Petition Form
State statue (law) on filling out petitions prior to getting signatures

For more information, please see the Vermont Secretary of State's web site for information about running for City offices at: 
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/candidates/local-candidates.aspx

Wish to run for one of the 4 City Representatives and Chittenden County Senator (Montpelier seat)?
Please see the Vermont Secretary of State's web site for information about running for state offices at: https://www.sec.state.vt.us/elections/candidates.aspx