Early voting begins for town election

BRATTLEBORO — Absentee ballots are currently available at the Town Clerk's Office and may be requested until 5 p.m. on Monday, March 6.

The polling place for all three districts in Brattleboro is the Selectboard Meeting Room, second floor of the Municipal Center, 230 Main St., Room 212, from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m., on Tuesday, March 7.

The entire back parking lot at the Municipal Center will be reserved for voters on election day. There are handicapped parking spaces close to the back entrance.

There is an elevator immediately inside the door to take voters to the second floor for voting.

Town Meeting members are still needed - District 2 has only two-year seats open, and District 3 has only three-year seats open.

Anyone interested in running for a position as a write-in candidate must file a Declaration of Candidacy with the town clerk by the close of polls on election day in order for their votes to be counted.

Declarations of Candidacy will be posted on a bulletin board at the polls so voters will be aware of those interested in vacant positions.

Election information is posted on www.brattleboro.org. Results from the election will be posted on the town website as soon as possible after the polls close that evening.

Starting this year, Vermont now has same-day voter registration. However, to save time on Election Day, it is advisable to register in advance to vote by contacting the Town Clerk's Office or online at olvr.sec.state.vt.us.

The Brattleboro town clerk's office will beopen on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to noon, for those wishing to vote early. The office will be closed on election day.

Contact the Brattleboro Town Clerk if you have any election questions at 802-251-8129 or [email protected].

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