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It’s Official! Vermont to Allow Election Day Registration . June 2, 2015

Yesterday, Vermont became the 14th state to pass Election Day Registration (the 15th jurisdiction, including the District of Columbia). The new law will take effect January 1, 2017. That means that for the 2016 presidential election (and all local elections before then) voters will need to register by the Wednesday before Election Day. Vermont joins... read more

Vermont Poised to Adopt Election Day Registration . May 15, 2015

This week, the Vermont House passed a bill that will allow voters to register to vote at a polling place on Election Day. Under the current law, the registration deadline is the Wednesday before the election. The House made a few changes to the original Senate bill text, which the Senate concurred with on Thursday. In addition to adopting Election Day... read more

Vermont Joins National Popular Vote Movement . April 19, 2011

On Friday, Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin will sign the state’s National Popular Vote bill into law. The National Popular Vote plan is a nationwide effort to award the presidency to the winner of the national popular vote, bypassing the Electoral College. Vermont joins the District of Columbia (who passed it in October), along with Hawaii, Illinois,... read more