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VLCT Member - ABV Requirements

Recorded: January 18, 2023 

Once voters adopt the Australian ballot voting method for conducting some or all of municipal business, there are legal requirements and deadlines for officials to meet before the Annual "Town" Meeting. In this session you will learn the basic legal requirements of Australian ballot voting including: 

  • Preparing ballots 
  • Having absentee ballots ready on time 
  • Holding the public informational hearing 
  • Relevant deadlines

Presenter: Susan Senning, Staff Attorney II, VLCT Municipal Assistance Center

Recorded sessions reflect current applications of the law at the time of the recording. For the most current information, members should refer to our MAC topics pages Municipal Assistance Center or contact us at or 1-800-648-7915. Check out our other upcoming events here: Training & EventsPlease do not distribute this recording. 

This page will expire on December 31, 2023, unless changes to the laws and topics discussed in this training occur sooner, at which time this training will be unpublished to prevent out of date information from misleading our members.

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