How to vote in my state
Last updated February 2, 2023
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You do not need a reason or excuse to vote absentee in Vermont—anyone can request an absentee ballot.
An absentee ballot may be requested anytime before the election, but must be submited and received by the townclerk before 5 PM on the Wednesday before the election.
Early voting is available to all voters anytime after ballots are available and before 5 PM the day before Election Day.
What to Expect
on Election Day
On Election Day, all polls are open from 10 AM to 7 PM EST, although some open as early as 5 AM.
Voter ID Requirements
If this is your first time voting, and you registered by mail, you will need to provide either:
- A valid photo identification
- A copy of a current utility bill
- A copy of a current bank statement
- A copy of government paycheck, paycheck, or any other government document with the current name and address of the voter.
Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters.
Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.”
It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose.
Have questions or need help voting?
Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).
Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.