Absentee ballots for the Primary Election to be held on August 11, are now available in Vermont town clerks’ offices. Anyone wishing to vote prior to August 11 may apply for an absentee ballot until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 10. Due to COVID-19, in-person early voting at the Brattleboro Town Clerk’s office will not be an option this year. Absentee ballots may be mailed to the voter by the clerk’s office or if a voter is in need can be delivered to the voter’s residence by two Justices of the Peace.
All ballots must be received by the clerk before the polls close on election day in order to be counted. Ballots can be returned by mail (postage pre-paid), dropped off in advance of the election in the drop box in the Municipal Center parking lot, or returned to the polls on election day. For more information or to request an absentee ballot in Brattleboro call 251-8157. Sample ballots are available on the Brattleboro.org website, under elections.
Vermont has same day voter registration. However to save time on Election Day it is advisable to get all registration forms in to the Town Clerk’s office in advance, or register to vote by going online to https://olvr.vermont.gov . You can also update your voter information or request a ballot at https://mvp.vermont.gov.
If you are unsure if your name is listed as a registered voter in your town or for more information about voter registration and absentee voting, contact your town clerk. In Brattleboro, call 251-8157.
Office hours for the Brattleboro Town Clerk’s office are 8:30AM – 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. Our office will be closed Tuesday, August 11, election day.
Voting in Brattleboro on August 11, will be held at the American Legion at 32 Linden Street. Polling hours are 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Masks are required in order to enter the building, and due to social distancing requirement, please be prepared for potential lines and wait times.
Brattleboro Town Clerk
230 Main Street, Suite 108
Brattleboro. VT 05301