Voter Information


  • You must be a registered voter IN THE TOWN OF BOLTON to vote in Bolton.
  • The Vermont Secretary of State has a voter information page.
  • Voter registration may be done in person at the office, by mail, or online through the Online Voter Registration (OLVR).  You may also register the day of an election at Bolton’s polling place, Smilie Memorial Elementary School.
  • Update your voter information, or request absentee ballots at My Voter Page (MVP).


  • Town Meeting is held the Monday night before the first Tuesday in March.
  • Australian ballot voting is held the first Tuesday in March.
  • Bolton’s official polling place is Smilie School, 2712 Theodore Roosevelt Highway (US Route 2).  Polling Place Evacuation Procedures 
  • Polls are open for local and general elections from 7 am to 7 pm.
  • On even number years (2020, 2022, 2024 etc.) the state holds primary (August) and general (November) elections for state officials.
  • Every 4 years (2020, 2024, 2028 etc.) the federal government holds presidential elections; primaries in March and general elections in November. The same rules apply as with local voting.
  • Bolton is in Chittenden County and is part of the Washington-Chittenden (Was-Chi) Representative District and the Chittenden-Southeast (CHI SE1) Senate District.