Elections & Voting
Monday, March 4th, 2019
Town Dinner 5:30 p.m. catered by Cucina Antica in the Shelburne Community School cafeteria
Legislative Roundtable Discussions at 6:15 p.m. Kate Webb & Jessica Brumsted
Open Town Meeting 7:30 p.m.in Shelburne Community School Gymnasium
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Australian Ballot Voting 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
In 2019, there is one scheduled election Town Meeting.
Town Meeting - Monday March 4th, 2019we will be at Shelburne Community School for a Town Dinner and Town Informational Meeting. This is both an information meeting with presentations on the budget and other topics, and voting from the floor on the Selectboard salaries. The budget, all other spending questions, and elections are voted by Australian ballot on Tuesday, March 5.
Town Meeting - Australian (paper) Ballot Voting Tuesday March 5th, 2019at the Town Center Gym on the first Tuesday of March (March 5, 2019). The Town Officials, Town and Champlain Valley School District (CVSD) budgets and other Articles are voted on by Australian ballot. Please see the sample ballots at the top of this page. The polling place is in the Town Center Gymnasium (5420 Shelburne Road). The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. Election results will be posted on our website on election night.
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
- 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.