Town Clerk's Office ONLY – Closed at Noon Aug. 8 and all day Aug. 9 for Primary

The Town Clerk’s Office ONLY will be closing at Noon on Monday, August 8th and will be closed all day Tuesday, August 9th for the Vermont State Primary. All other departments will be open regular business hours.

Absentee Ballots for the Primary for the Mid-Term Elections are available now. You can request an absentee ballot from the town clerk by calling 802-442-1043, emailing, or stopping by the Town Offices at 205 South Street. Once completed, you can return the ballot using the ballot box located outside the front entrance to the Town Offices. The drop box is open now until 4:30 pm on August 8.

For Bennington residents, In-person voting will be at the Firehouse located at 130 River Street. For North Bennington residents, in-person voting will be at the Village Trustees meeting room located in the Old Train Depot at 2 Depot Street. If you wish to return an absentee ballot on election day, you must bring it to your polling/voting location.

What voting district you are in may have changed. To view the current district map and to view sample ballots, please visit

When you vote in person, you will be given all three ballots (for each of the parties) and you will choose one to fill out in the privacy of the voting booth.