State Primary and Local Election August 2024

The polling station for the 2024 State Primary and Special Local Election will be open at the Calais Town Hall, 1662 Kent Hill Road, on August 13, 2024 from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm.

State Primary Warning
Local Election Warning

Ballots for the Vermont State Primary and for the Special Local Election are now available. 

For sample ballots for the State Primary, click here:

Sample Democratic ballot
Sample Progressive ballot
Sample Republican ballot

The Town of Calais will be holding a Special Local Election concurrent with the August 13, 2024 Vermont State Primary to fill two Selectboard seats. Both seats are 2-year terms, with one term ending Tuesday, March 4, 2025, and the other ending Tuesday, March 3, 2026. The newly elected officials' terms in office start as soon as their oaths of office are signed. The Selectboard will be offering residents the chance to Meet The Candidates at 6:00 pm on Monday, July 22, at the Calais Town Hall.

Sample Special Election ballot 
Biographies and Photos of Selectboard Candidates

Requesting an Early Ballot

- Go to the VT Secretary of State's website "My Voter Page" at http://mvp.vermont.gov. Sign in and make sure your voter information is accurate, especially your correct mailing address. Click on the "Click Here for Online Absentee Ballot Request" to request your mail-in ballot.

- Contact the Calais Town Office at 456-8720 or townclerk@calaisvermont.gov to request that your ballots be mailed to you. You may also request mailed ballots for other members of your household.

- To vote early or to pick up your ballots in person, please visit the Calais Town Office during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. You may pick up ballots only for yourself. If you request a ballot for a family member not present with you, we are required to mail the ballot to the voter's address in our voter registration records.

Returning a Ballot

- You may return your ballot(s) by mail using the envelopes provided to you at the Town Office.

- You may return your ballot(s) in their signed, sealed envelopes at any time to the secure dropbox in the vestibule of the Town Office.

- You may return your ballot(s) in their signed, sealed envelopes to the Town Office staff during regular business hours, Monday through Thursday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

- You may bring your ballot(s) to the polling place on August 13, 2024 and vote at that time.

*Please note that new state legislation prohibits firearms at all polling places, including Town Clerk Offices during early voting periods.*

 

Register to Vote!

For voter registration information call 456-8720. The registration form on this page and can be filled out and mailed to

Calais Town Office
3120 Pekin Brook Rd
East Calais, VT 05650

 

The documents on this page will also be available for public access in Election Notebooks at the Calais Town Office, Adamant Co-op, East Calais General Store, East Calais Post Office, and the Maple Corner Store.