Elections & Voting

12023 Elections:  You MUST request an absentee ballot. Or you may vote in person.

Mark your calendars, for Town Meeting 2023:

     Informational Meeting:  Monday, March 6, 2023
      7:00 p.m. at Shelburne Community School

     Voting at Polls: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
      7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Town Center Gym

Mark your calendars, for Champlain Valley School District (CVSD):

     Informational Meeting:  Monday, March 6, 2023
      at 5:00 p.m. at Champlain Valley High School

     Voting at Polls: Tuesday, March 7, 2023
      7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Town Center Gym

Candidate Forms Due for Shelburne Offices

Candidate Petitions and Consent Forms are due Monday,
January 30, 2023, at 5:00 p.m., to be printed on the Town Meeting ballot.
Early voting starts February 15, 2023.

To request an absentee/mail in ballot you have three options:  

1. go to  https://mvp.vermont.gov/, OR,
2. Fill out the 2023 Absentee Ballot Request Form and mail it to the Clerk's Office OR,
3.Call the Clerk's Office at 802-985-5116

Shelburne Local Seats up for Election in March are:

•  Town Moderator (1 Year Term)

•  Selectboard Member (3 Year Term)

•  Selectboard Member (2 Year Term)

•  CVSD School Director (3 Year Term)

Redistricting for Voting:

We have new district numbers for our House Districts this staring in 2022: 6 and 7. District 5-1 became 6. And District 5-2 became 7.  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. To find your new district number please see this list:

1.  2022 Districts by Street Name (Alphabetically)

2.  What District am I in?  This map allows you to search on a given address and will place a pin on the map and tell you what district that address is in.  You can also click on a given parcel on the map, and it will display the address and the district.

Absentee Ballot Drop-off Locations:

  1. 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.  The Clerk’s Office is closed at 2 p.m. the day before all Elections.
  2. Shelburne Police Dispatch in the same building on the ground floor located at 5420 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, Vermont. Police Dispatch is open 24/7.  
  3. 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.
  4. 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 Election Day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. The Clerk’s Office is closed at 2:00 p.m. the day before all Elections.

Voter Registration

        .  On-Line Voter Registration

  • 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 principal 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.

For a Copy of the Checklist Email Diana Vachon, Town Clerk  
E-911 Confidentiality Option

Related Documents