The way our elected election officials don’t seem to care and pretend this isn’t a problem makes me believe that this is not a bug in the system they’ve devised, but a feature.
If the purpose of an election system is to ensure public confidence and election integrity, trust in the electoral system must remain paramount. The Vermont Secretary of State acknowledges in its Report on Mailing Ballots that Vermont lacks ballot verification procedures.
A recent Vermont secretary of state report on mail-in voting determined that using this system for primaries and municipalities would be unworkable and costly.
This week Gov. Phil Scott again called for mailing out ballots to every registered voter in the state for primary and municipal elections.
“We have ensured accessible, free, fair, and secure election processes while protecting and expanding Vermonters constitutional right to vote.”
Biden’s executive order on voting specified that every agency would focus on distributing voter registration and vote-by-mail ballot application forms, and assisting applicants in completing voter registration and vote-by-mail ballot application forms.
2020 was the first time Nevada’s elections were conducted by mass vote by mail. 2020 should have been the last time Nevada relied on the United States Post Office to run an election.
With all of the varied practices and moving pieces that make up our present Vermont election system, is it a free, fair and pure system without corruption as our Vermont Constitution declares it will be?
The VTGOP is going to take a small step to make our elections more efficient and more safe. Last week we launched a new page on our website titled “Excess Ballot Reporting.” Since we started last week we’ve been recording an average of one new excess ballot report nearly every eight hours.
The Vermont GOP announced this week that Republicans would be taking initial steps to expose mistakes or abuse of mail-in ballots in the Green Mountain State.
Vermont voters who have moved out of state are receiving mailed ballots for the November 8, 2022 general election.
A vote-by-mail law approved in July does not bode with Delaware law and the process cannot be used in the upcoming November elections, a state judge ruled Wednesday.