Instructions for voting

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  • How To: Register to Vote

    Voter registration requirements and deadlines. Register to vote

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    Find out how, where, and when to vote. How to vote

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Get Out The Vote!

How to Register to Vote

Register Online

You’ll need either a Vermont driver’s license, permit or DMV-issued personal ID number; or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number to register online.

Register Online


Check if you’re registered to vote

mvp.sec.state.vt.us

Registration requirements

  • Be a US citizen
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6
  • Be a Vermont resident and a resident of the town where you’re applying to vote
  • Take the Voter’s Oath

How to Vote

Vote early
September 22 – November 5

Vote on Election Day
Nov 6

Polls are open 5 AM–10 AM (depending on your location). All polls close at 7 PM. You’re allowed to vote if you’re in line by 7 PM.

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.


Who can vote early

Any voter registered in Vermont can vote early by casting an absentee ballot in person before Election Day.

Absentee ballot received by
November 6

Vote early
September 22 – November 5

Vote on Election Day
November 6

Polls are open 5 AM–10 AM (depending on your location). All polls close at 7 PM. You’re allowed to vote if you’re in line by 7 PM.

Bring a copy of an accepted ID, if required.

Voting requirements
  • Be registered to vote in Vermont. Check if you’re registered to vote.
  • Be a US citizen
  • Live at a Vermont address
  • Be 18 years old by Election Day, Nov 6

In person ID requirements

No ID required to vote in person before Election Day

If you’re voting for the first time in Vermont, registered to vote by mail, and didn’t provide ID when you registered, be sure to bring one of the following when you vote at the polls on Election Day:

  • Valid photo ID, such as a driver’s license or state ID card
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, paycheck, government check, or other government document that shows your name and address

Frequently Asked Questions