Elections Calendar of Events

April
4

Clerks- Last day to hold a run-off election

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Clerks- Last day a run-off election may be held (22 days after warning; warning within seven days after election).  17 V.S.A. § 2682b  

April
5

Voters- Last day to file reconsideration/rescission

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Voters- Last day for voters to file petitions with town clerk for reconsideration or rescission of articles voted on at town meeting (within 30 days of the meeting).  17 V.S.A. § 2661(b)  

April
15

LOBBYIST DISCLOSURE FILING DEADLINE

All day

Online Lobbyist Disclosure Deadline filing for ALL Lobbyists, Lobbyist Employers and Lobbying Firms. Filing AFTER this date will subject you to late filing fees.    

April
15

Local Candidates- Last day to file a campaign finance final report

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Candidates- Local candidates who have spent or raised $500 or more must file a final report within 40 days of the election using the Campaign Finance Information System at https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/  17 V.S.A. §2968(b)  

April
23

Justice of the Peace Candidates- First day to file nominations and/or petitions

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Justice of the Peace – First day for major and minor parties to file nominations made by the town party committee in the town clerk’s office. 17 V.S.A. §2413   Independent Justice of the Peace – First day for candidates to file petitions and consent of candidate form with the town clerk. 17 V.S.A. §2402(d)(B)  

April
23

Independent Candidates- First day primary petitions, consent, and financial disclosure forms can be filed

All day

Independent Candidates- First day petitions and consent forms can be filed for the November General Election. 17 V.S.A. §2402(d).  Candidates for non-federal statewide office and general assembly must also file their Financial Disclosure form with the officer with whom the consent of candidate form is filed.  17 V.S.A. §2414(a) Non-federal statewide candidates must also file their most recent IRS 1040 form. 17 V.S.A. §2414(c)  

April
23

Clerks/Major Party Candidates- First day primary petitions, consent, and financial disclosure forms can be filed

All day

Major party candidates for August primary- First day to file petitions and consent forms for candidates who wish to be on the ballot for a major party primary. 17 V.S.A. §2356.  Candidates for non-federal statewide office and the general assembly must also file their Financial Disclosure form with the officer with whom the consent of candidate form is filed.  17 V.S.A. §2414(a) Statewide candidates must also file their most recent IRS 1040 form. 17 V.S.A. §2414(c)  

April
23

Minor party candidates- First day party nomination and consent forms can be filed

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Minor party candidates for November general election-First day to file party nomination and consent of candidate forms (no sooner than the fourth Monday in April). 17 V.S.A. §2386(c)(1) Candidates for non-federal statewide office and general assembly must also file their Financial Disclosure form with the officer with whom the consent of candidate form is filed.  17 V.S.A. §2414(a) Statewide candidates must also file their most recent IRS 1040 form. 17 V.S.A. §2414(c)  

This page was last updated: 2018-03-15