As the general election nears on Nov. 3, voters are sharing more stories about receiving ballots they shouldn’t have received — or not receiving ballots they were expecting.
The political satire film “Free Lunch Express” premiered at Essex Cinemas on Thursday evening as an audience of about 70 Vermonters came out to watch a comical take on the life and perils of U.S. senator and two-time presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.
Whether you wanted one or not, mail-in ballots were sent to every Vermonter on the state’s active voter checklist. Thanks to a tool on the secretary of state’s website, there’s a way to see if your ballot was voted and received at your local town clerk’s office.
Republican candidates for Senate in Chittenden County say they are focused on getting Vermont back to work and they support police. However, they oppose expanded mail-in voting and the newly passed Global Warming Solutions Act.
Gov. Phil Scott allowed S.119 to pass without his signature, and at least one police chief says lawmakers didn’t listen to those on the front lines as they crafted new use-of-force policies for police.
The Department of Justice on Tuesday announced that more than 14,200 defendants have been charged with firearms-related crimes during fiscal year 2020.
Data from the death certificates of 58 Vermonters who died from COVID-19 reveal that victims had an average age of 77 and were burdened by multiple medical conditions ranging from diabetes and heart disease to obesity.
In June the Mill River Unified Union School District Board voted in favor of flying the Black Lives Matter flag over its campuses, but now an Asian-American parent wants schools to fly a flag to celebrate Asian lives, and the board is saying no way.
In a question-and-answer session at a press conference Tuesday, Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos and chief of staff Eric Covey answered questions about this year’s general election, including questions about ballot mixups being reported all across the state.
Town clerks report experiencing multiple problems related to mail-in voting, including undeliverable ballots and a limited number of ballots for in-person voting.
Mail-in ballots are going to wrong mailboxes across the state, and the mixups are causing Vermonters to question Secretary of State Jim Condos’ decision to mail votable ballots to every registered voter ahead of the November general election.