Elections & Voting

Warning & Sample Ballots for August Primary 2018

In 2018, there are three scheduled elections: 

  1. Town Meeting Election - Tuesday, March 6, 2018  (past)
  2. State Primary Election - Tuesday, August 14, 2018
  3. State General Election - Tuesday, November 6, 2018 

State Primary Election - August 14, 2018
Offices to be Elected in 2018

U.S. senator, U.S. representative, governor, lieutenant governor, treasurer, secretary of state, auditor of accounts, attorney general, all (30) senate seats, all (150) state representative seats, probate judge, assistant judge, state's attorney, sheriff, high baliff and justices of the peace.

Voting Districts

There are two voting districts in Shelburne 5-1 and 5-2. The issue of voting districts becomes important in state elections as it determines legislative representation. District maps are available in the town clerk’s office and below under Related Documents

Voter Registration

        .  On-Line Voter Registration 

  • The Town Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining the voter registration list.
  • There is no waiting period for establishing residency in Vermont.
  • The law states that “residency” is defined by where the person is domiciled, as evidenced by intent to maintain a principle dwelling place in the town indefinitely and to return there if temporarily absent, coupled with an act or acts consistent with that intent.
  • Voter registration forms are available at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours or at the police station 24/7. You may also register online.
  • Individuals, who have never voted in Vermont, will need to take the Freeman’s Oath and you can administer it yourself.
  • Same day voter registration as of January 1, 2017.

Related Documents