Elections: Primary and General Election
2012 Election Results:
(Click the link above to view all 2012 Election Results)
Offices Elected in 2012:
President ,U.S. Senate (Sanders), Representative to Congress, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State Treasurer, Secretary of State, Auditor of Accounts, Attorney General, State Senators, State Representatives, High Bailiffs and Justices of the Peace.
2012 Critical Elections Dates:
2012 Detailed Elections Calendar:
2012 Elections Procedures - Guide for Election Officials
Rule on What Constitutes a Vote
Vermont Elections - Administrative Complaint Procedure
2012 Media Guide to Vermont Elections
Vermont Election Law
Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA).
Voting Systems Used in
Vermont Find out the voting methods used by the 246 municipalities in Vermont.
Vermont Voter Registration, Turnout and Absentee Voter Statistics - 1974 to 2008
(included is a comparison of the voting age population based on the U.S. Census with the
voter turnout for these election years)
2007 Report on Instant Runoff Voting (IRV): Administrative Implementation Options and Costs
2007 Appendices on Instant Runoff Voting (IRV):
Historical Election Turnout, Results and Information
Electronic Election Results are now available from the 2008 Election back to the 1974 Election.
All results are available in either an Excel/Word document and
as a PDF file.
Individual result files are available for every Federal and Statewide office on the General Election
ballots from 2008 back to 1974.
Individual result files are available for every Federal and Statewide office on the Primary Election
ballots from 2008 back to 2004 and they
are broken down by political party.
The election results for the Primary Elections from 2002 back to 1974 are down as "combined" reports
and are under either the "contested" or "uncontested" category and
are also broken down
by political party.
State Senate and State Representative results for all of the General Elections from 2008 back to 1986
State Senate and State Representative results for the Primary Elections from 2008 back to 2002 are
available and are broken down by political party as long as there were
candidates in that party
that ran in the Primary.
Sample Ballots are available as PDF files for all of the 2008 Elections back to the 2000 Elections.
Candidates listings for each of the elections (General and Primary) from 2008 back to 1998 are
available. These listings include all of the candidates who ran for any of
county offices that were
on the ballot for that election year.
There is one candidate listing for the election years of 1996 back to 1988. These listings include only the
candidates who ran for a Federal, Statewide, State Senate or
State Representative seat.
Summary of Primary Election Voter Registration and Turnout from 1980 to 2008
PDF Format Excel File
2010 Election Information
2008 Election Information
2006 Election Information
2004 Election Information
History and information about majority requirements for Governor, Lieutenant Governor and Treasurer.
History on limited statewide referendum in Vermont.
(There are five sections, each accessible by links on the left-hand side of the web page.)
Link to Vermont Archives Historical Election Results
US Census Report on Voting and Registration in 2002 Election