After technology glitches delayed the process, representatives from all three of the state’s major parties met at the Secretary of State’s office in Montpelier on Monday afternoon to certify the results of Vermont’s statewide and federal races.
“As secretary of state, I want to assure the public that these administrative delays do not impact the 100% confidence that we have in the accuracy of the vote totals for all the candidates as reported by the town clerks,” Condos said Tuesday.
A more robust Democratic operation does provide the party with a chance to increase its already huge majority in the Vermont House of Representatives.
Close to 109,000 people have requested absentee ballots so far. In 2018, 107,600 voters turned out for the August primary.
A plan under consideration would send every Vermonter a mail-in ballot, to discourage in-person voting.
The coronavirus-induced shutdown has thrown into question when – and how – local officials should hold votes to approve spending plans.
The former Democratic gubernatorial candidate avoided violating campaign finance rules by a few thousand dollars.
If the measure became law, Montpelier would become the 13th U.S. municipality, and the first in Vermont, to allow residents who aren't citizens, but have immigrated legally, to vote.
The Attorney General’s Office is reviewing campaign filings of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Matt Dunne after a Seven Days report pointing to improper double donations.
Some residents said the new town clerk improperly required them to pick a ballot before voting in the Tuesday primary.
Republican state House candidate Kevin Hoyt expects 1,000 to attend the Bennington event Saturday that he says authorities consider to be within the law.
Secretary of State Jim Condos is pleased to announce the appointment of Will Senning as the new Director of Elections and Campaign Finance for the office of the Secretary of State.