Elections Calendar of Events

October
1

Statewide and General Assembly candidates- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

Statewide and General Assembly candidates - Candidates who have surplus funds from previous campaigns or any candidate that has raised or spent $500 must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1) and (2).  

October
1

Political Parties- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

Political Parties- Parties that have previously registered or parties that have raised or spent over $1,000 or more, must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1)(A)  

October
1

PACs- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

PACs- PACs that have previously registered or new PACs that have raised and spent over $1,000 or more, must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1)(A)  

October
2

Clerks- General Election Warning and Notice Delivered

All day

Clerks- Will receive at least five copies of the warning and notice for each polling place in town (at least 5 days before they must be posted). Blanks should be filled in on each warning by the town clerk, listing the polling place, address, and the time the polls open. 17 V.S.A. §2521(b)  

October
7

Clerks- Last day to post warning

All day

Clerks- Last day to post the warning and notice for the general election (30 days before the election). 17 V.S.A. § 2521(a) The checklist must also be posted in two or more public places in the town in addition to being posted at the town clerk's office in towns with over 5,000 population. In towns with less than 5,000 population, the checklist must only be posted one place in addition to the clerk's office. 17 V.S.A. §§ 2141, 2521(a). In towns that divide their checklist, that portion of the checklist that applies to the district should be posted.  

October
7

Clerks Using Tabulators- Last day to warn meeting to run absentee ballots the day before election

All day

Clerks Using Vote Tabulators- Last day to post the warning to run the absentee ballots through the vote tabulator the day preceding the election (30 days prior to the election). 17 V.S.A. §2546a  

October
13

Clerks- Last day to enter voter participation from August Primary

All day

Clerks- Must enter voter participation from the statewide primary by this date (within 60 days of an election) 17 V.S.A. §2593  

October
15

Political Parties- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

Political Parties- Parties that have previously registered or parties that have raised or spent over $1,000 or more, must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1)(A)  

October
15

PACs- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

PACs- PACs that have previously registered or new PACs that have raised and spent over $1,000 or more, must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1)(A)  

October
15

Statewide and General Assembly candidates- Campaign Finance Report Due

All day

Statewide and General Assembly candidates- Candidates who have surplus funds from previous campaigns or any candidate that has raised or spent $500 must file a campaign finance report using the Campaign Finance Information System https://campaignfinance.sec.state.vt.us/. 17 V.S.A. §2964 (a)(1) and (2)  

This page was last updated: 2018-03-15