|I don't put much stock in posts where the posters say they called the SOS in some state and got a certain answer. In a large state like CA, you get different SOS people, and different answers on different days. (In VT, I've probably seen the SOS employee's living room while she was participating in a video legislative hearing via Zoom.)|
Another problem is that the SOS employee might have given different answers depending on exactly how the poster phrased the question, and we don't get to see a transcript of the call, only the poster's summary of it.