Vote Safe Vermont – Government, Voting, Plan Your Vote
Back at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Vermont legislators passed a measure empowering Governor Phil Scott and Secretary of State Jim Condos to enact a vote-by-mail system this year without additional legislation. The Secretary of State came up with a plan to mail every registered Vermont voter a ballot for the general election in November, but when the governor proved reluctant to get on board, the issue moved back to the legislature.
S.348, a bill granting full authority to the Secretary of State to mail all registered voters a ballot for this year’s General Election in November, was met with strong support, passing the Senate on a 21-7 vote and the House 115-29. Ultimately, on July 3rd, Governor Scott allowed S.348 to pass into law without his signature, ensuring that every registered Vermont voter will receive their ballot by mail for the November election.
See also – https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/how-to-vote-2020/ –
Because of the pandemic, Vermont is automatically mailing ballots to all voters.