MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Senate gave final approval Thursday to a bill that would see ballots mailed to all voters ahead of future general elections.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont’s three representatives to the Electoral College cast the state’s presidential ballots for President-Elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of Vermonters cast ballots in last week's election, including a record number who cast ballots ahead of Election Day, Secretary of State Jim Condos said...
The Vermont Secretary of State said Thursday that he’s glad U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh corrected an opinion that mischaracterized Vermont’s voting system. But the corrected opinion...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is urging people to cast their ballots early, ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of ballots have been cast early in Vermont with three weeks to go until the Nov. 3 general election, Secretary of State Jim Condos said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — October is Vermont Archives Month and the theme this year is “Vermont Voice and Vote," state officials said.
Vermont's theme "was selected in recognition of a...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Early voting in Vermont began Monday for the Nov. 3 election, along with the mailing of ballots to all active, registered voters in the state.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A federal court judge on Wednesday rejected a challenge to Vermont's plan to mail ballots to all of the state's active voters so they can cast ballots by mail or in person...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Preliminary results from Vermont's election Tuesday show a historic turnout for a primary in the state, Secretary of State Jim Condos said Wednesday.
A record number of people have voted early in the Vermont primary and more ballots are expected to be turned in before polling places close on Tuesday, the state's Secretary of State Jim Condos...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermonters who are voting by mail in next week's statewide primary should get their ballots in the mailbox by Tuesday at the very latest, Secretary of State Jim Condos...
The state of Vermont is going to send ballots to all active registered voters as a way to encourage voting in the November election while keeping people safe from the coronavirus pandemic,...
Voters across Vermont have requested more than 10 times as many mail-in ballots as were requested at the same point in 2016, the last presidential election year, the state's top election official...
A look at the developments around Vermont related to the coronavirus pandemic:
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos said Monday that he is working with lawmakers and the...
A look at developments related to the coronavirus outbreak in Vermont:
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Gov. Phil Scott signed a bill that will allow licensed out-of-state health care workers,...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Secretary of State Jim Condos on Tuesday formally certified the results of Vermont's March 3 presidential primary and favorite son, U.S. Sen Bernie Sanders, was...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's top elections official said Thursday his office is working constantly with federal officials and town and city clerks across the state to ensure that the state's...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermonters can now vote early in the upcoming presidential primary elections.
The early voting period for the March 3 primary elections started on Friday, said...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says states have made great progress in protecting their election systems, but they need more help.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials say voter turnout in the midterm election was high this year.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's Progressive Party lieutenant governor is headed for a second term.
In Tuesday's voting, one-term Lt. Gov. David Zuckerman easily defeated Republican Don Turner by almost 20 percentage points.
Other statewide office holders to win re-election were all Democrats: Treasurer Beth Pearce, Secretary of State Jim Condos, Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer, and Attorney General T.J. Donovan.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont election workers across the state are gearing up for Election Day, when voters will cast ballots for governor, the U.S. Senate and House, and a host of other candidates and local issues.
Polls open at different hours Tuesday across the state, but all will close at 7 p.m.
Secretary of State Jim Condos said more than 484,000 Vermonters were registered to vote, compared with about 465,400 in 2016. Turnout is traditionally much greater in presidential election years.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont voters will be electing Tuesday a governor, U.S. senator, U.S House member and all 180 members of the Vermont Legislature.
As of mid-week there were almost 483,000 people registered to vote in the off-year election, which is higher than the 2016 figure for the same day.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's top election official said Tuesday that his office has been working hard to ensure next week's vote is secure and the choices people make will be properly counted, a fundamental pillar of a functioning democracy.
Experts are constantly looking for vulnerabilities in Vermont's electoral systems, and they have continually scored well when judged by federal officials, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos said.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A record number of people are registered to vote ahead of Vermont's midterm elections.
WPTZ-TV reports there were more than 480,000 registered voters in the state as of Oct. 11, the highest number in the state's history.
More than 10,000 of those voters registered after the August primaries.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont secretary of state says the state has taken multiple steps to increase election security prior to the midterms in November.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont had the second-highest primary election turnout by vote count in state history last week, the secretary of state said.
More than 107,000 people voted in the Aug. 14 primary, Secretary of State Jim Condos' office said on Tuesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Early voting is underway for Vermont's Aug. 14 primary election.
Secretary of State Jim Condos says early voting began Friday.
Condos says Vermont voters may request a ballot to vote early any day leading up to the primary. Ballot requests can be made with local town and city clerks by phone, email, walk-in or online.
MIDDLESEX, Vt. (AP) — More historic Vermont newspapers are now available online for free through a system set up by the state archives.
Secretary of State Jim Condos says that newspapers are instrumental to ensuring Vermonters are informed about historic government actions.
The Vermont state Archives and Records Administration is part of the Secretary of State's office.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is holding a public forum in Montpelier on election cybersecurity.
The event takes place Thursday, April 19, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Pavilion Auditorium.
Condos says "ensuring free and fair elections has become increasingly complicated" at a time of technological advances and the growing cyber threat from foreign adversaries.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos has joined a committee of a national group that works to shape public policy.
Condos' office announced Monday he was appointed to serve as a member on the executive committee for the Council of State Governments.
CHERRY HILL, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on how states are responding to an information request from President Trump's voting fraud commission (all times local):
One more state is denying an information request from President Donald Trump's commission investigating possible voting fraud.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says he will not submit voter data after receiving a second request from the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.
The information was first requested by the commission's vice chairman, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, on June 28. The request was put on hold because of a pending lawsuit. Kobach sent another letter requesting the data July 26 after the lawsuit was denied.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says he's trying to determine what voter-list information about his office will be required to provide to a national commission studying alleged voter fraud in last year's election.
Last week, the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity commissioner sent a letter to Condos and other secretaries of state requesting the names, party affiliations and personal information about voters.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos, a Democrat, said Friday his office is bound by law to provide publicly available voter information to President Donald Trump's commission investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 elections but his office will not provide voters' birth dates, Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers to the panel.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont officials will hold public meetings to take input on changing the state's campaign finance laws.
Secretary of State Jim Condos and Attorney General T.J. Donovan announced Tuesday that the recently formed Joint Committee on Campaign Finance Education, Compliance and Reform will hold several meetings through June. The committee has already held two meetings.
PLYMOUTH, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's top election official says people in the town of Plymouth are going to have to hold another vote because the polls were closed early on Town Meeting Day.
The polls in Plymouth were closed around 1 p.m. Tuesday because someone questioned why two people who were on the ballot were also working at the polls.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont has taken a key step toward establishing an ethics commission.
Under a new measure approved by the Senate unanimously earlier this month, a five-member body would essentially act as a conduit to hear ethical complaints and refer people to state agencies, such as the attorney general's office.
The measure would also implement short-term bans on lobbying for state officials and mandate financial disclosure for House and Senate candidates.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A new joint committee formed to analyze the current state of Vermont's campaign finance law is holding its first public forum.
The event takes place Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Montpelier City Hall.
Vermont Attorney General T.J. Donovan says the committee will meet to discuss its plans and hear comments and concerns from the public.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Secretary of State's office says errors in the automatic voter registration system registered too many people to vote between Jan. 3 and Jan. 20, but no one cast a ballot improperly.
In a release issued Friday, Secretary of State Jim Condos says that as part of the automatic voter registration system there were errors transferring data from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says eligible state residents are now able to register to vote on election day.
The law enabling same-day voter registration went into effect Jan. 1.
Now people may register to vote for all local and state elections, including any special elections and Town Meeting Day, which this year is Tuesday, March 7th, on the day of the election.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — About 200 Vermont activists packed a Statehouse hearing room and the hall outside before Monday's electoral college vote, and then stayed to watch as the state's three electors cast their ballots for Democrat Hillary Clinton.
The demonstrators' chants — "This is what democracy looks like" and "One person, one vote" — were directed at a national outcome that appeared certain to elect Republican Donald Trump as the nation's 45th president.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Secretary of State's office is going to audit the election results from six communities across the state.
The six towns that will be audited Nov. 29 were chosen randomly.
The towns are Alburgh, Hartland, Highgate, Huntington, Rutland Town, and Vernon.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's secretary of state says the number of registered voters in the state is at its highest level ever.
Secretary of State Jim Condos says that could mean a high turnout for the presidential and state elections on Tuesday. He says so far, 10 percent of voters have cast their ballots early.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is going to be hosting a round-table discussion about the upcoming election.
The meeting, which will be held Tuesday at Condos's office, will focus on voter registration deadlines, accessibility of Vermont elections and the recent national discussion about election security, fraud and integrity.
The meeting will be open to the public.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says early voting is on the rise and a record number of people have registered to vote for the Nov. 8 election.
While some states allow early voting within two or three weeks of election day, in Vermont, a person has 45 days to cast an early ballot.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos says early voting for the Nov. 8 election is set to begin.
No later than Friday, any registered voter will be able to request a ballot from his or her town clerk by phone, mail, or online and then cast a ballot.
Condos says his office's elections team has already finalized, printed and sent the ballots to town clerks. Some towns could begin early voting before Friday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont primary Tuesday highlighted by gubernatorial races in both the Republican and Democratic parties was driving voters to the polls and turnout could reach more than 100,000, or about 20 percent of the eligible voters, Secretary of State Jim Condos said.
Before Tuesday, voters across the state had requested almost 26,000 absentee ballots and had returned almost 21,000 of them to their town or city clerks, a record since the Secretary of...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's secretary of state says there's a "dawning of a new landscape" in Vermont's politics as outside groups spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to influence voters leading up to Tuesday's primary.
Secretary of State Jim Condos tells Vermont Public Radio (http://bit.ly/2aFXFEG ) large independent expenditures are extraordinary for a primary.
Documents filed Wednesday show California billionaire Reid...