Vergennes to mail ballots on request

VERGENNES — Vergennes residents will not automatically receive their city and school ballots in the mail before March 2 voting. Instead, residents will be informed of how to request mail-in ballots in newspaper ads, on the city’s website, and through social media. At the city council’s Jan. 26 meeting Vergennes officials said they’ll heavily promote the availability of all-in-one mail-in envelopes that will include ballots for the city, the Addison Northwest School District, and the Patricia A. Hannaford Ca … (read more)

Monkton adds office hours to help those who didn’t receive mailed ballots

MONKTON — The Monkton Town Office will be open on Saturday, Oct. 31, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to assist voters who may not have received their election ballots in the mail. According to an announcement sent out by the town Friday afternoon, a large volume o … (read more)

Eric Davis: Mail-in ballots change campaigning

As of Monday afternoon, almost 82,000 Vermont voters had already requested a mail ballot for the Aug. 11 primary election. With nearly a month to go until the primary, mail ballot turnout this year could well exceed the 119,000 who voted by mail and in pe … (read more)

Requests for absentee ballots spike

With early voting for the Aug. 11 primary beginning Monday, the Vermont Secretary of State’s Office has already received nearly seven times as many absentee ballot requests as it did by this date in 2018.  As of  June 29, 15,663 voters had asked for early … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Students advocate for mail-in voting system

Twelve local students, including four from area high schools and eight from Middlebury College, where among the 96 signatories of a recent letter to Gov. Phil Scott, Secretary of State Jim Condos, House Speaker Mitzi Johnson and Senate President Pro Tempo … (read more)