Welcome Vermont voters! Below you will find your upcoming election dates, voter registration deadlines, state requirements for Voter ID, as well as information on online voter registration, automatic voter registration, vote-by-mail, early voting, and minor pre-registration.


Primary Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

Party Primaries
Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
August 14 August 8 (received) August 8 August 14 Yes


General Election Dates & Registration Deadlines

General Election Registration Deadlines
Same Day Registration
Mail-In Online In-Person
November 6 October 31 (received) October 31 November 6 Yes


Online Voter Registration

Yes, Vermont has Online Voter Registration. You can register online here.

Voter ID

Vermont has no voter ID requirements.


Vermont does have “no-excuse” vote-by-mail. You must request your ballot 5:00 p.m. or by the close of the town clerk’s office on the day before Election Day. Your ballot must be received by close of polls on Election Day.

Early Voting

Vermont has in-person early voting. Early voting begins 45 days prior to Election Day and ends at close of business on the day before Election Day. Early voting is located at Town Clerk’s Offices. More information early voting is available here.

Automatic Voter Registration (Motor Voter)

Yes, Vermont has Automatic Voter Registration. Automatically registers individuals when they apply for or renew a drivers license or nondriver ID card, unless they opt out (“checks the box on the application designating that he or she declines to use the application as a voter registration application”).

Minor Pre-Registration

No specific provision. Contact your state election officials for details.

Links to State-by-State Charts

2018 Election Dates & Deadlines

Online Voter Registration

Automatic Voter Registration

Vote By Mail

Early Voting

Voter ID

Content Updated Summer 2018


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