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- Absentee Voting
Voters who are unable to vote on Election Day because of physical disability, religious beliefs or absence from the town may vote by absentee ballot.
You can come in person to the Clerk's office and vote Absentee prior to the Election if you are going to be unable to make it to the polls the day of the election. Absentee are usually available about 3 weeks before an Election, For this Town Election that should be March 18, 2022. Call ahead to be sure they are available.
If you can't come in person you can download the https://www.burlington.org/DocumentCenter/View/764/2020-Vote-by-Mail-Application-PDF Absentee Application (PDF), Applications may be submitted in person or by mail; all requested Ballots must be mailed out. A family member may submit an absentee application for someone. The voter or a family member must sign all applications, under the pains and penalties of perjury, before a ballot will be made available. You can also email the application back to the office by filling out the application, signing it and then scanning it in and emailing it to the Burlington Town Clerk.
If you will be absent from Burlington for an extended period of time, you may submit a single application for all elections occurring within the year the application is accepted.
In a primary election, a voter who is not registered in a political party must specify the ballot of the party of choice in the application. You will not become registered in a party because of your participation in a primary.
The deadline for requesting a Absentee Ballot in person is April 8th at NOON, for mailing out it April 5th.
Find information for overseas voters regarding the Federal Write-In Ballot, via the Federal Voting Assistance Program website.