Education

ยง 2012. Qualifications of voters at district meetings. A person shall be entitled to vote at any school meeting or election for the election of school district officers, and upon all other matters which may be brought before such meeting or election, who is: 1. A citizen of the United States.

  2. Eighteen years of age.

  3. A resident within the district for a period of thirty days next preceding the meeting or election at which he offers to vote.

  4. No person shall have the right to register for or vote at any school meeting or election who would not be qualified to register for or vote at an election in accordance with the provisions of section 5-106 of the election law.

  No person shall be deemed to be ineligible to vote at any such meeting or election, by reason of sex, who has the other qualifications required by this section; and notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, no Indian eighteen years of age or over who, having been born in the United States to a member of an Indian tribe, or having been naturalized or otherwise acquired citizenship, shall have resided on an Indian reservation in the state for a period of thirty days next preceding the meeting or election at which he offers to vote or the spouse of such Indian shall be deemed ineligible to vote at any such meeting or election of the school district where the majority, as determined by the commissioner, of the Indian children of such reservation are being educated under a contract pursuant to subdivision two of section forty-one hundred one of this chapter, except that the parents or guardians of Indian children of such reservation who are being educated in the schools of a district other than the district which educates the majority of such children, shall be eligible to vote only in the district where their children are being so educated.