Elections & Voting
Shelburne Voting in 2020:
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 – November General Election
7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Voting at the Town Center Gym 5420 Shelburne Road for Australian (paper) Ballot.
This election will be voted by District: 5-1 or 5-2. Where you live determines your district. Please check the District maps under Related Documents below to find your district.
You will vote for President of the USA, US Senators, US House of Representatives, Vermont House Representative, State Senators, County officers, Statewide officials, and local Justices of the Peace.
Sample Ballots will be posted at the top of this page when available.
Absentee Ballot Drop-off Locations
Shelburne Town Clerk’s Office will be open Monday through Friday (excluding holidays) from 8:30 am to 5 pm.
Shelburne Police Dispatch in the same building on the ground floor located at 5420 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, VT. Police Dispatch is open 24/7.
Also, we are accepting appointments Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 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.