Elections & Voter Information

What Voting District Am I In?

This map allows you to search on a given address and will place a pin on the map and tell you what district that address is in. You can also click on a given parcel on the map, and it will display the address and the district. NOTE: The link does not work on older versions of Safari web browsers; use a different web browser if you are having trouble viewing the map.  CLICK TO VIEW MAP 


  • You will be leaving the town website to view the map.
  • You can enter your address, OR;
  • To navigate the map, you can click and drag to where you live.
  • You can use the scroll wheel to zoom in or out, or use the +/- buttons on the right side of the window. 
  • Click where your house is located to view what district you are in

When is the Next Election for Select Board and School Boards?

The next elections for Select Board and School Boards will be at our annual Town Meeting Day and Town Voting Day.  Town Meeting is the night before Town Voting Day, which is always the first Tuesday in March. The deadline for filing petitions and paperwork to be on the ballot varies depending on when Town Meeting falls. Contact the Town Clerk for each years deadline. For more information on running for the Select Board or School boards, click here.

Public Statement regarding Early Voting:

Early Absentee ballots will be automatically mailed to all active voters on the checklist for General Elections only. The mailing is completed by the Vermont Secretary of State usually later in September of even numbered years. If you wish to receive early absentee ballots for local elections or the State Primary, they must be requested by contacting the Town Clerk’s Office. This can be done on an annual basis, as we cannot maintain a permanent list. If you receive an early absentee ballot and do not wish to use it, you are not required to do so. Please indicate on the envelope “No, thank you”, “voting in person” or something similar and return it to the Clerk’s Office or deposit it in the drop box at the Town Office, your early ballot request will be removed from your voting record.

Additionally, frequently, there are social media reports of attempts to vote twice, once via early ballot and once in person. Rest assured, there are security measures in place to prevent these situations. If you vote via early ballot, your name will already be marked off the entrance checklist on Election Day. You will not be able to cast a second ballot. Please do not rely on social media for advice or so-called facts and procedures of Elections. Pursuant to 17 V.S.A. 1971 “A legal voter who knowingly casts more than one ballot at any one time of balloting for the same office shall be fined not more than $1,000.00 if the offense is committed at a primary or general election.” I encourage you to contact this office with any questions regarding elections and early voting.

Read about election information and misinformation in this article on the Vermont Secretary of State website (CLICK HERE)

Cassandra Barbeau
Town Clerk
Bennington, VT
mailto: cbarbeau@benningtonvt.org