Election Dates 2021
Local Elections. Please note: Act 162 of the 2020 Vermont General Assembly allows local municipalities to hold their annual meetings by Australian ballot and also provides that candidates for local office are not required to submit nominating petitions to have their names placed on their ballot. To have a name on the ballot for local office, a Consent of Candidate form (https://sos.vermont.gov/media/e3pkphur/local-candidate-consent-pdf.pdf) must be filed with the town clerk by 5:00 p.m. on the sixth Monday preceding the day of election. The clerk’s office is currently closed to the public, the drop box will be checked at 5:00 p.m. on the filing deadline date.
March 1, 2021: Selectboard informational meeting
March 2, 2021 - Annual Town Meeting/Election (Australian ballot) Candidate filing deadline: Jan. 25
TBA - Essex-Westford School District Informational meeting
April 13, 2021 - Essex-Westford School District Annual Meeting (Australian ballot) Candidate filing deadline: March 8th
TBA - Village of Essex Junction informational meeting
April 13, 2021 - Village of Essex Junction Annual Meeting (Australian ballot) Candidate filing deadline: March 8th
It is not too early to request an early/absentee ballot for the 2021 elections. You can request online at https://mvp.vermont.gov). The specific elections will not show up in the system yet, you can put in a date range within the calendar year to receive early/absentee ballots for all elections.