Office of the Secretary of State Events Calendar

August
21

Town Party Committee - Last day to post notice of caucus to nominate candidates for Justice of the Peace

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Last day to post notice (at the town clerk's office and two other public places) of party caucus to nominate candidates for justice of the peace (at least five days before the caucus, which is to be held on or before the Primary election).  17 V.S.A. § 2413(a)(2)(A).  In towns with more than 3,000 registered voters, the notice must also be published in a newspapaer or non-partisan news media website and on the municipality's website, if the website is actively updated on a regular basis (these additional postings must happen at least one day prior to the caucus).  

August
21

Rad Tech, Board of

10:00 AM to 3:30 PM, at 89 Main St., Montpelier, VT, Small Conference Room B

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 10:00 AM-3:30 PM (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada). Where: 89 Main St., Montpelier, VT, Small Conference Room B   Note: The GMT offset above does not reflect daylight saving time adjustments.   *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*      

August
21

VSARA Open House

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM, at VSARA, 1078 US RTE 2, Middlesex VT

Registration Required. Meet the staff of the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) and learn more about managing records, our facilities and our services. Open to state records officers/liaisons, municipal clerks, and other interested public employees. To register, contact VSARA at rim@sec.snulltate.vt.unulls or 802-828-3700.  

August
23

BCA - last day to designate pairs of JPs to deliver early/absentee ballots

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Last day for the board of civil authority to designate pairs of justices of the peace, assuring political balance, to deliver early or absentee ballots to voters that are ill or voters with disabilities.  (three days prior to the election.)  17 V.S.A. § 2538(a)  

August
23

Town Party Committees - Last day to warn meeting to nominate candidates for Justice of the Peace

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Last day for town party committee to post notice of meeting (at the town clerk's office and two other public places in the town) to nominate justice of the peace candidates in towns that failed to hold a caucus (at least three days prior to the meeting, which may be held on or before the Primary election date).  17 V.S.A. §§ 2413(b).  The town committee chair must email notice of the meeting to all committee members by this date. 17 V.S.A. § 2413(b).  

August
25

Clerks - Early/Absentee voter lists must be made available

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Clerks must make a list of early or absentee voters available upon request in their offices. 17 V.S.A. § 2534

August
25

Clerks - Last day to post Warning/Notice/Sample ballots/Current checklist in each polling place

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

The presiding officer of each polling place must also post a copy of the warning and notice, sample ballots and the current checklist in a conspicuous place in each polling place before the polls open on election day. 17 V.S.A. § 2523(a)

August
25

Clerks - Prepare signs regarding deposit of ballots on/near ballot boxes

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

The presiding officer shall also ensure that signs informing voters of procedures for depositing ballots are placed on or near the ballot boxes before the polls open on election day. 17 V.S.A. § 2523(b)

August
25

Town Party Committees - Last day for political parties in towns with 3,000+ voters to publish notice of caucus for nomination of justices of the peace

12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Last day for political parties in towns with more than 3,000 voters to publish notice of caucus to nominate candidates for justice of the peace in a newspaper having general circulation in the town or on a non-partisan electronic news media website that specializes in news of the State or community, and on the municipality's website, if the municipality actively updates its website on a regular basis. (one day prior to the caucus, which must be held on or before the Primary election date)  17 V.S.A. § 2413(a)(2)(B).  

August
25

Voters - Last day to request early/absentee ballots (until 5:00 p.m.)

12:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Voters, family members, authorized persons, or health care providers may request early or absentee ballots until 5:00 p.m. or the closing of the town clerk's office on this day. 17 V.S.A. § 2531(a)

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