Voting & Elections

Unless otherwise indicated, the polling location is Thatcher Brook Primary School and polling hours are 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m.

Town Meeting: 1st Tuesday in March every year; vote for town officials and articles. Town meeting starts at 9:00a.m.  (on March 6, 2018) at the Thatcher Brook Primary School gym. Polling hours are 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. at the school. Click here to view the Annual Town Meeting Warning.

Village Meeting: The Wednesday after Town Meeting in March every year; vote for village officials and articles. Village meeting is at 7:30p.m. (March 7, 2018) at the Thatcher Brook Primary School gym. Polling hours are 7:00a.m. to 7:00p.m. at the Waterbury Municipal Office, 28 North Main Street.  Click here to view the Annual Village Meeting Warning.

Presidential Primary: 1st Tuesday in March every four years (next in 2020); vote for party nominations for United States president. Coincides with town meeting election. 

State Primary: Even numbered years in August; vote for party nominations for Vermont state offices.

State General: 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November in even numbered years; vote for Vermont state offices and local justices of the peace.  

Federal General: 1st Tuesday after the first Monday in November every four years (next in 2020); vote for United States president/vice-president. Coincides with State General. 

Registered voters in Waterbury may participate at town meeting and vote at polling locations for all elections. To register to vote in Vermont, you must be a citizen of the United States, a resident of Vermont, and 18 years or older on or before the next election. To register to vote your principal dwelling place must be in Waterbury.

Absentee voting is available for every election as soon as the ballots are ready, approximately 30 days prior to the election. You (or a qualified individual on your behalf) must first request an absentee ballot by mail, by phone or in person.  The deadline to request an absentee ballot for any particular election is the Monday the day before by 4:30 p.m. Download an Absentee Ballot Request Form.

For all other questions about elections, contact the town clerk at 244-8447 or clawrence@ waterburyvt.com.