Voting in
Vermont

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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.

Have more questions about voting?

Read our voting FAQ

Important Dates - State Primary

08/11/2020
State Primary Election Day
08/07/2020
State Primary Registration Deadline (by mail)
08/11/2020
State Primary In-person deadline
Open
State Primary Type

Voting Information for Vermont

Don’t miss your next election!

Vermont will hold its state primary on Aug. 11th. 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. You can register to vote in-person any day in Vermont, including during early voting and on election day. If you would prefer to vote by-mail, you must submit an absentee ballot application.

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.

Find Your Representatives

Early Voting + Absentee Voting

Early Voting Dates: June 27th to Aug. 10th

You can vote in-person at your town clerk’s office from June 27th to Aug. 10th, using an absentee ballot. No excuse required.

To vote absentee by-mail, first you’ll need to apply for an absentee ballot (click here) no later than Aug. 10th. Then, when you complete your absentee ballot, it must be received by 7 pm on election day, Aug. 11th.

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

Request Absentee Ballot

Voter ID + Eligibility for Vermont

Do Voters Need ID?

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

Voter Rights

Find out more about your rights in Vermont.

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.