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How & Where to Vote

Find out where to vote, how to vote, how to vote early, and how to vote by mail.

Register to Vote

Register to vote in Vermont, or learn more about voter ID & rights.

Election Details

Visit the Vermont Election Website or call (802) 828-2464 to learn more about your states voting details.

Don’t miss your next election!

In 2021, Vermont will hold municipal elections in many parts of the state on March 2nd. In Burlington, VT voters will decide if Ranked Choice Voting will be used in future elections.

Vermont voters are automatically registered at the address on their state issued ID. If you have moved or do not have a state issued ID, please register to vote. Voter registration does not close in Vermont, however, if you would like to get a mail-in ballot, you must register to vote first. You can register to vote in-person any day in Vermont, including during early voting and on Election Day.

Your polling places open between 6 a.m. to 10 a.m.; close at 7 p.m.


Presidential Primaries

No party affiliation is required at registration to participate in primary. See Vermont Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.

Statewide Primaries

Some congressional seats, state offices and constitutional amendments may be included on the ballot.

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: To March 1st

You can vote in-person at your town clerk’s office through March 1st using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.

In 2021, many registered voters will receive a mail-in ballot for their local elections. You may return in person to your local clerk by 5 p.m. on March 1st or to your polling site on Election Day. Ballots returned by mail must be received by 7 pm on Election Day.

The absentee ballot application period opens Jan.1st. You must submit an application for an absentee ballot by-mail for each election.


Voter ID + Access for Vermont

Do Voters Need ID?

  • No, voters do not need an ID
  • Student IDs accepted

More Chances to Register

  • Your state has automatic voter registration.
  • You can register to vote during Early Voting.
  • You can register to vote on Election Day.

  • Pre-registration

    • If you are 17 and will be 18 on or before the next election, you may register to vote.
    • You can vote at age 17 in primary elections if you're 18 by the general election
    Youth participation is affected by changing state legislation or party rules. If we are not up to date please let us know.

    Have you been convicted of a felony?

    See what the registration laws are in your state below.

    Felon Re-Enfranchisement Laws

    Voting and attending college?

    Get information on how to vote from Campus Vote Project below.

    College Student Voting Info