News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos August 17, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey, 802-828-2148 Montpelier, VT – After six months of implementation of Vermont’s Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) program, Secretary Condos announced voter registration updates and enrollment numbers today, crediting the success of Vermont’s AVR program to a strong partnership between the Secretary of […]
Newly installed Vermont attorney general has largest war chest among the five statewide candidates.
News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos July 13, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey 802-828-2148 Secretary Condos Inducted As President-elect of the National Association of Secretaries of State On Monday, July 10th Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos was chosen by a bi-partisan group of his peers as President-elect of the National Association of Secretaries […]
News Release — Sen. Patrick Leahy June 5, 2017 Press Contact: David Carle (202) 224-3693 Statement Of Senator Patrick Leahy On Vermont Secretary Of State Condos’ Efforts To Do All He Can To Protect Voter Files Requested By President Trump’s Sham Commission On Voting And Elections MIDDLESEX, Vt. (WEDNESDAY, July 5, 2017) — Senator Patrick […]
Condos made it clear that the very premise of the commission – “that there is widespread voter fraud” – was the real fraud.
The secretary of state’s office says it is working with the AG’s office to find an exception in the Public Records Act that would let the state refuse the Election Integrity Commission’s request.
The Trump commission has asked for the personal information of voters as part of a probe into allegations of election fraud.
The time has come for Vermont to create an Open Government Ombudsman with the authority to make decisions about contested public records requests and open meeting violations.
News Release — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos June 14, 2015 Contact: Eric Covey 802-828-2148 Secretary of State Jim Condos Applauds Signing of Ethics Reform Law Montpelier – Today S.8, the ethics bill establishing an ethics commission and implementing some important ethical reforms was signed into law. Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos has […]
I believe unproven claims of voter fraud are an effort to set the stage to weaken and skew our democratic process through a systematic national effort of voter suppression and intimidation.
News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos May 12, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey 802-828-2148 Montpelier – Today Secretary of State Jim Condos released a statement in response to President Trump’s Executive Order establishing a Commission on Election Integrity. The statement in full is below. “Today President Trump announced the establishment of a commission by […]
After prolonged debate and the passage of a watered-down bill on political oversight, lawmakers and others consider why even that proved so hard to achieve.
They want a “gap day” just before the balloting, although the secretary of state argues that could limit voting. Other reforms are being made to head off further problems with recounts.
After the 144-1 vote, several lawmakers congratulated the lone dissenter for having the courage some said they lacked to go against the bill.