Below is information that might be helpful to know for March 5th local elections.
Attached is a sample ballot from each of Brattleboro’s three districts. All districts’ ballots are the same except for Town Meeting Members for each district. Absentee ballots are currently available at the Town Clerk’s Office and may be requested until 5:00 pm on Monday, March 4. Sample ballots can also be found on our website at www.brattleboro.orgunder Elections.
Polling place for all three districts in Brattleboro is the American Legion, 32 Linden Street, from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.
The entire American Legion parking lot (with the exception of reserved spaces), the State building parking lot (with the exception of “fleet” spaces), and the metered spots along the side of the Municipal Center will all be reserved for voters on election day. There are handicapped parking spaces close to the American Legion entrance. There is a ramp entrance, with a wheelchair available if needed.
Town Meeting members are still needed in each district – District 1 has 5 three-year seats open, 9 two-year seats open, and 4 one-year seats open; District 2 has 2 one-year seats open; and District 3 has 5 three-year seats open, 3 two-years seats open, and 2 one-year seats open.
Anyone interested in running for a position as a write-in candidate must file a Declaration of Candidacy with the town clerk by the close of the polls on election day in order for their votes to be counted. Declarations of Candidacy will be posted on a bulletin board at the polls so voters will be aware of those interested in vacant positions. A minimum of ten votes are required to be elected.
Election information is posted onwww.brattleboro.org
Election results will be posted on the town website as soon as possible after the polls close that evening.
Vermont has same day voter registration, however to save time on Election Day it is advisable to register in advance to vote by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office or online athttps://olvr.sec.state.vt.us/ .
Office hours for the Brattleboro Town Clerk’s office are 8:30AM – 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. In addition to regular hours, the office will open Saturday, March 2, from 9AM to noon for early voting and will be closed Tuesday, March 5, election day.
Contact the Brattleboro Town Clerk if you have any election questions 251-8129 firstname.lastname@example.org
Brattleboro Town Clerk
230 Main Street, Suite 108
Brattleboro. VT 05301
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