State of Vermont Voting & Elections

Election Day is November 8

  • November 7                Deadline to request an early or absentee ballot
  • November 8                Deadline for absentee ballots to be received by election authority
  • November 8                Election Day (same-day registration is allowed at the polls)


To register to vote in Vermont, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the United States
  • Be a resident of Vermont in the town where your residential address is, or be a military or overseas voter whose last US residence was in Vermont
  • Take, or have previously taken the Voter’s Oath
  • Be 18 or older on Election Day

*If you were convicted of a felony, you can register and vote in Vermont. If you are currently in prison, you can register and vote in Vermont.


How to register to vote:

Visit the Registration page to find out everything you need to know to register to vote in Vermont and to download a voter registration form.

If you are registering to vote in Vermont for the first time by mail or online, you must include a photocopy of an acceptable form of ID. Acceptable forms of ID are:

  • Valid photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Another government document.

There is no party registration in Vermont.


Voter ID Requirements

You are not required to show identification when you vote. In Vermont, only first-time voters who have registered by mail have to show ID in order to vote. If you registered when you renewed your driver’s license, or as part of a voter registration drive, you will not be required to show ID.


Absentee Voting

In Vermont, we make it easy to vote. If you prefer to vote early or by mail you can! You can request an absentee ballot online or you can fill out this absentee ballot request form and return it to the town clerk in person or via mail or email. Find your Town Clerk’s mailing address and
email address at here.




Tribes in Vermont

Federally recognized tribes

  • None

State recognized tribes

  • Elnu Abenaki Tribe
  • Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation
  • Koasek Abenaki Tribe
  • Missiquoi Abenaki Tribe


Native Vote Coordinators

Sign up to be a local Native Vote coordinator.

Major Party Contact Information

Chair, Dottie Deans

Chair, David Sunderland

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