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Voter Information


Vermont Primary Election - Tuesday, August 9th - Early Voting Starts June 25th

Vermont General Election - Tuesday, November 8th - Early Voting Starts October 1st


Your voice matters and our 2022 elections are our path forward. We are fortunate to be in a state that promotes election accessibility in so many ways. Our Secretary of State Office is committed to safe and accessible elections. The first step you can take to be ready for the 2022 elections is to make sure you are registered to vote. Visit the link below to get registered or check your registration status. 




Absentee ballots for the August 9, 2022, statewide primary will be available not later than June 25, 2022. Absentee ballots for the November 8, 2022, general election will be automatically mailed to all active registered voters, not later than October 1, 2022. 


NINE Tips to Make Your 2022 Votes Count

  1. The official date of the Vermont 2022 Primary is August 9th, however voting actually starts as early as June 25th. For the Primary, you must REQUEST a mail-in ballot to be sent to you. Otherwise you vote in person at the Essex High School on election day.

  2. The official date of the Vermont 2022 General Election is November 8th, however voting actually starts as early as October 1st with ballots being mailed out.   

  3. The Vermont Secretary of State is MAILING ALL active, registered voters General Election ballots in late September. Everyone should receive a ballot by October 1st. If you didn't receive a ballot by this date, and want to vote by mail you can contact the Town Clerk's Office to have one mailed to you.

  4. Ballots can be returned by mail or dropped off at the Town Clerk’s Office. In Essex Junction, our Town Clerk’s Office is currently located at 81 Main Street and there is a drop box for submitting ballots at any time.

  5. Please follow the mail-in ballot directions and remember to sign the envelope so your vote counts!

  6. Remember you can vote for TWO Chittenden 22 State Representatives on your General Election ballot. 

  7. You can check the status of your mail in ballot here:

  8. You can register to vote right up until each Election Day. 

  9. Polls will also be open for in-person voting on Tuesday August 9th and November 8th from 7am-7pm. The polling location for Essex Junction is the Essex High School.

Even more information can be found here: Vermont Secretary of State Election FAQs  

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