Elections & Voting
Town Warning, Sample ballots, and Election Results will be posted when available at the top of this page.
Absentee Ballot Drop-off Locations
Shelburne Town Clerk’s Office We are staffing the office Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Shelburne Police Dispatch in the same building on the ground floor located at 5420 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, Vermont. Police Dispatch is open 24/7.
Drive through option: Shelburne Secure Absentee Ballot Drop Box located at 5420 Shelburne Road straight off the north door of the Town Offices, near a light, and video surveillance camera. Thanks to the highway department for securing, it into the ground. And thank you to the Recreation Department for making the signs on the box.
In Person Voting In the Shelburne Town Clerk's Office during early Voting Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and In the Town Center Gymnasium (Monday before Election Day from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
There are two voting districts in Shelburne 5-1 and 5-2. The issue of voting districts becomes important in state elections as it determines legislative representation. District maps are available in the town clerk’s office and below under Related Documents
- The Town Clerk’s Office is responsible for maintaining the voter registration list.
- There is no waiting period for establishing residency in Vermont.
- The law states that “residency” is defined by where the person is domiciled, as evidenced by intent to maintain a principle dwelling place in the town indefinitely and to return there if temporarily absent, coupled with an act or acts consistent with that intent.
- Voter registration forms are available at the Town Clerk’s office during regular business hours or at the police station 24/7. You may also register online.
- Individuals, who have never voted in Vermont, will need to take the Freeman’s Oath and you can administer it yourself.
- Same day voter registration as of January 1, 2017.