§ 9-369 Procedure for holding referendum
§ 9-369a Submission of local questions at election
§ 9-369b Local questions and proposals. Preparation, printing and dissemination of explanatory texts and other materials. Use of community notification systems. Expenditure of state and municipal funds to influence vote prohibited; exceptions. Civil penalty. Summa
§ 9-369c Absentee ballots for referendum voting
§ 9-369d Submission of local question to voters who are not electors. Vote by electors and voters held in conjunction with an election
§ 9-370 Submission of local questions at elections
§ 9-370a Recanvass on close question vote
§ 9-371 Report of referendum result to secretary
§ 9-371a Nonbinding referendum re selection of legislative body
§ 9-371b Rulings by election officials re referendum. Complaints to Superior Court. Time limitation. Notice to Secretary of the State and State Elections Enforcement Commission. Hearing. Orders

Terms Used In Connecticut General Statutes > Chapter 152 - Referenda

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • clerk of the municipality: means the town clerk in or for the municipality to which reference is made, unless otherwise provided by charter or special act. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1a
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Election: means any electors' meeting at which the electors choose public officials by use of voting tabulators or by paper ballots as provided in §. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Elector: means any person possessing the qualifications prescribed by the Constitution and duly admitted to, and entitled to exercise, the privileges of an elector in a town. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • legislative body: means : (1) As applied to unconsolidated towns, the town meeting. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Municipal clerk: means the clerk of a municipality. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Municipality: means any city, borough or town within the state. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Ordinance: means an enactment under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Print: means methods of duplication of words by mechanical process, but shall not include typewriting. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Referendum: means (1) a question or proposal which is submitted to a vote of the electors or voters of a municipality at any regular or special state or municipal election, as defined in this section, (2) a question or proposal which is submitted to a vote of the electors or voters, as the case may be, of a municipality at a meeting of such electors or voters, which meeting is not an election, as defined in subsection (d) of this section, and is not a town meeting, or (3) a question or proposal which is submitted to a vote of the electors or voters, as the case may be, of a municipality at a meeting of such electors or voters pursuant to §. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Registrars: means the registrars of voters of the municipality. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • succeeding: when used by way of reference to any section or sections, mean the section or sections next preceding, next following or next succeeding, unless some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Voters: means those persons qualified to vote under the provisions of §. See Connecticut General Statutes 1-1
  • Voting district: means any municipality, or any political subdivision thereof, having not more than one polling place in a regular election. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Voting tabulator: means a machine, including, but not limited to, a device which operates by electronic means, for the registering and recording of votes cast at elections, primaries and referenda. See Connecticut General Statutes 9-1
  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.