Did you know that many landmark federal policies first originated at the local level? Local politics have a long history of shaping change in our country. Policies such as women’s suffrage, minimum wage, environmental protection, and marriage equality all began at the local and state level. By voting in local elections, you can help create the change you want to see in Vermont — and, ultimately, our country.
Vermont’s Primary Elections are on Tuesday, August 14th. Do you know who’s on your ballot?
Check out these resources to see who’s running and learn more about each candidate, find election coverage and results, and see what issues could impact Vermont’s nonprofit sector:
- Watch Channel 17/Town Meeting Television’s primary election coverage to learn more about candidates running for both local and statewide offices.
- Review VTDigger’s 2018 Voter Guide before you head to the voting booth.
- Visit the Vermont Secretary of State’s website for information on voter registration, finding your polling place, election results, and more.