BRATTLEBORO >> Early/absentee ballots for the General Election to be held on November 8, are now available in all Vermont town clerk's offices. Anyone wishing to vote prior to November 8, may apply for an early/absentee ballot until 5 p.m. on Monday, November 7.

Early/absentee ballots may be voted in person in the clerk's office, mailed to the voter by the clerk's office, picked up by the voter or delivered to the voter's residence by two justices of the peace. All voted ballots must be received by the clerk before the polls close on election day in order to be counted. For more information or to request an early/absentee ballot in Brattleboro call 251-8157.

Wednesday, November 2, at 5 p.m. is the deadline to register to vote in this election. If you are registered to vote in the town you reside in, you do not need to register again.

If you are unsure if your name is listed as a registered voter in your town or for more information about voter registration and early/absentee voting, contact your town clerk.

Office hours for the Brattleboro Town Clerk's office are 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. In addition to regular hours, the office will open Saturday, November 5, from 9 a.m. to noon for early voting. The Town Clerk's office will be closed Tuesday, November 8, election day.

Brattleboro voting on November 8 only, will be held at the V.F.W. Facility at 40 Black Mountain Road. Polling hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.