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Vote by Mail

Absentee ballots are checked by elections officials
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The Vermont Senate on Tuesday gave final approval and sent to the governor’s desk a proposal that allows voting by mail in all general elections in the state.

Screenshot of Vermont Senate virtual session March 18, 2021
Vermont Legislature

On Thursday the Vermont Senate gave final approval to a measure that would permanently allow mail-in voting.

a hand puts an envelope with a ballot into a collection box

A federal court judge has rejected a challenge to Vermont’s plan to mail ballots to all of the state’s active voters so they can cast ballots by mail or in person for the November election.

Absentee ballots from a ward's district stacked and ready to be processed
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Vermont’s head of elections is advising registered voters in the state that they will soon receive ballots in the mail.

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos
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Vermont’s top election official says preparations for the state’s August primary include a new vote-by-mail option.