Elections and Voter Information
If you are unable to cast your vote on Election Day, you may vote by early /absentee ballot. Please see below information under Early/Absentee Voting.
Please be sure to allow enough time for mail transit; the Clerks are not responsible for delayed or misdirected mail.
2020 Elections (to see Warnings and Ballots)
You may register to vote any time:
- In person at the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall, 781 Blakely Road
- Online at the VT Secretary of State’s website
The State of Vermont makes it easy to vote before Election Day:
- Request a ballot online at the Secretary of State’s website and return by mail or at the polling place on Election Day. (Allow time for postal transit!)
- Vote early at the Town Clerk’s Office at Town Hall, 781 Blakely Road during regular business hours (M-F 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM) beginning Wednesday, February 12
- Request a ballot in person at the Town Clerk’s Office or by phone at 264-5520. Return by mail or at the polling place on Election Day (Allow time for postal transit. The Clerks are not responsible for mail delays!)
- The Vermont Secretary of State’s My Voter Page allows you to change your voter information and track your absentee ballot.
- District 9-1 Comprised of the area east of I-89, the west side of I-89 north of the Malletts Creek inlet and excluding the south side of Blakely Road
- District 9-2 Comprised of the area west of I-89 south of the Malletts Creek inlet, including the south side of Blakely Road
- View District Map
- View Voting District by Street
Colchester High School (For both voting districts)
131 Laker Lane (Off Blakely Road)
Colchester, VT 05446
Elections open at 7:00 A.M. and close at 7:00 P.M.
When entering Laker Lane, please drive to the rear parking lot, as it is closest to the voting location. Handicap Parking is available. See the map below for more information:
About Political Campaign Signs
The Town Clerk’s Office would like to provide information concerning political signage:
- No signs can be placed in the public right of way until two weeks prior to Election Day
- No campaign/political signs can be placed on properties owned by the Town of Colchester or Colchester School District except on Laker Lane (driveway to Colchester High School) on Election Day only.
- Political signs must be removed on Laker Lane at the end of the Election Day.
- All other political signs in the public right of way must be removed within five (5) days.
The Guide to Placement of Political Campaign Signs at the Secretary of State’s website will give more pre-election and day-of-election sign guidance.