Vermont

Population

623,989

Voting-Age Pop.

494,674

Last Presidential Election (2016)
Clinton 61 %
Trump 33 %
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Important Dates

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Election Date

Nov 3, 2020

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USPS recommends mailing your ballot no later than October 27.

Source: USPS.com

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  • Online Registration

    Yes
  • Early Voting
    Yes
  • Same-Day Registration
    Yes
  • ID Required
    No

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Absentee/Mail-In Voting

For the November 2020 general election only, a ballot will be mailed to every active voter on the statewide voter checklist.

Data source - sos.vermont.gov

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  • Yes, all registered voters in Vermont will receive a mailed ballot for the general election.

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Yes, all registered voters in Vermont will receive a mailed ballot for the general election.

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  • Mailings start on Sept 21 and will roll out over several days.

When will I receive my ballot?

Mailings start on Sept 21 and will roll out over several days.

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  • All ballots must be returned the day before the election to the town clerk’s office (by close of business) or the polling place before 7pm.

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All ballots must be returned the day before the election to the town clerk’s office (by close of business) or the polling place before 7pm.

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  • You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


    All registered, active voters in Vermont will receive a ballot in the mail.

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You do not need to provide a reason/excuse to vote absentee.


All registered, active voters in Vermont will receive a ballot in the mail.


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Early Voting

Can you vote early in this state?

Yes

If voters prefer to vote early or by mail, they can. Voting starts as soon as ballots are available — not later than 45 days before the primary or general election. Ballots must be returned by Nov 2 to the town clerk's office or the polling place.


Same-Day Registration

Can you register on Election Day?

Yes

There is no deadline to register.


Voter ID Requirements

Is an ID required to vote?

No

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.


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Acceptable Forms of Identification

Make sure you're ready on Election Day with the appropriate forms of identification. Acceptable forms of ID are listed here.

Data source - sos.vermont.gov

Acceptable Forms of ID

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  • US Passport

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  • Driver's License

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  • Copy of Current Utility Bill

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  • Copy of Current Bank Statement

  • Copy of Another Government Document


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