Vote! August 9th is Vermont’s Primary Election

Your vote is your voice! Tuesday, August 9th is Vermont’s primary election where voters choose candidates that will represent their parties on the ballot in November. Many elected roles are open so there are important choices on the ballot.

  • Register to vote: online via VT Secretary State’s office, at your town clerk’s office, or the place where you vote on election day – Vermont has same day voter registration
  • Check your voter information and find the location where you vote (polling place):
  • To vote by mail for the August 9th primary election, you must request a ballot. You can do this online (sign in to My Voter Page); or with your town clerk.

By the way, for the November 8th general election, ballots will be mailed to all active registered voters on the state’s voter checklist.

Seven Days newspaper has a comprehensive Primary Voter’s Guide and be sure to check out Ballot Basics: 10 Things you Should Know About Voting in Vermont for answers to questions many voters have!

VTDigger, Vermont’s online news source, has a 2022 Election Guide and it now includes several new resources about voting in this year’s primary election, including the “how to vote” flyer which can be downloaded and printed and is available in English and an additional 13 languages.