Early/absentee ballots now available

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BRATTLEBORO — Early/absentee ballots for the presidential primary and Brattleboro Annual Town Meeting to be held March 3, are now available in the Brattleboro Municipal Center, first floor. Anyone wishing to vote prior to March 3 may apply for an early/absentee ballot until 5 p.m. on Monday, March 2.

Early/absentee ballots may be voted in person at the Municipal Center, mailed to the voter by the Clerk's office, picked up by the voter, or if a voter is in need can be 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 call 802-251-8157.

A sample Brattleboro ballot and meeting warning can be found at www.brattleboro.org, under "Elections"

Vermont has same day voter registration. However, to save time on Election Day it is advisable to get all registration forms in to the Town Clerk's office in advance, or register to vote by going online to olvr.sec.state.vt.us.

If you are unsure if your name is listed as a registered voter or for more information about voter registration and early/absentee voting, contact the Town Clerk's office at 802-251-8157.

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, Feb. 29, from 9 a.m. to noon for early voting and will be closed Tuesday, March 3, election day.

Brattleboro voting on March 3 will be held at the American Legion at 32 Linden Street. Polling hours are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.



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