What Vermonters need to know about voting in the Nov. 3 election

The 2020 general election takes place on Nov. 3.

In Vermont, voters can cast ballots for U.S. president and the state’s sole representative to the U.S. House, as well as eight statewide offices — governor, lieutenant governor, attorney general, treasurer, secretary of state, auditor — and state senators and representatives. 

The Free Press has brought together the information you should now before you cast in your vote.

The gymnasium at Orchard School in South Burlington was largely empty of voters on Aug. 11, 2020. Many residents chose to cast their ballots by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Here are all the candidates for Vermont governor in 2020 

Eight Vermonters have stepped forward in a bid to hold the state’s highest office, including the incumbent governor, Republican Phil Scott, who is seeking a third two-year term.

Here are all the candidates for Vermont lieutenant governor in 2020 

Five Vermonters have entered an open race in a bid to replace current lieutenant governor David Zuckerman, who is running for governor. 

Vermont top governor candidates: Here’s who they are and where they stand (Scott and Zuckerman) 

Vermont top lieutenant governor candidates: Here’s who they are and where they stand (Milne and Gray)  

How to vote in Vermont’s Nov. 3 election whether casting a mail-in ballot or voting in person 

The Green Mountain State allows same-day voter registration, enabling voters to register at the polling station and still be eligible to vote.

Can Vermonters expect to learn the general election results on the night of Nov. 3? 

Across the country, several states, including Vermont, have already begun the pre-processing of ballots weeks prior to Election Day to potentially ensure more results can be counted that night. 

Contact Ethan Bakuli at (802) 556-1804 or ebakuli@freepressmedia.com. Follow him on Twitter @BakuliEthan.