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Congress overturns disclosure rule on energy extraction payments

In a fiery floor speech Thursday, Leahy said that overturning the rule would spawn corruption and bribery at the highest levels of foreign government, and he invoked Russia as an example.

Secretary of State Jim Condos’s Statement on Voter Fraud Claims by President Trump

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos January 25, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey Vermont Secretary of State’s Office 802.828.2148 www.sec.state.vt.us Montpelier – Secretary of State Jim Condos issues the following statement in response to continued assertions by President Trump that 3 – 5 million people voted illegally in the November elections: As the chief […]

Secretary of State Jim Condos Announces Implementation of Election Day Voter Registration

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos January 9, 2017 Contact: Eric Covey, 802-828-2148 Montpelier – Secretary of State Jim Condos announces that eligible Vermont voters are now able to register to vote on any day up to and including Election Day. As of January 1, 2017 Act No. 44 (S. 29) An act […]

Condos rejects challenge to House member over recount

The leader of the House Progressive caucus sought to block Bob Frenier from being seated because his election is in dispute.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Attends the 2016 Pew Charitable Trusts ‘Voting in America’ Conference

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos December 8, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder, 802-828-2148 Montpelier –Secretary of State Jim Condos traveled to Washington, DC to attend the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Voting in America Summit. The event brought together Secretaries, academics, advocates, campaigns, and administrators in the elections field to discuss the evolution of voting […]

Result in ballot recount raises questions about process

In one race, running the same ballots through the same tabulation machine gave a different result than on Election Day. And officials say the law is unclear on how to reconcile that.

Early voting could hit new record in 2016

By 4 p.m. Tuesday, three hours before the polls closed and early ballots needed to be returned, 93,028 people had returned their absentee ballots. Vermont may also break the record for turnout for an election, Secretary of State Jim Condos said.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Contributes to Overseas Voting Policy Recommendations Report

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos November 1, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder, 802-828-2148 Secretary Condos was proud to serve as a member of the Council of State Governments Overseas Voting Initiative’s Policy Working Group, a group of state and local election officials from across the United States as well as election administration experts. […]

Condos: State has done all it can to prevent election hack

The secretary of state says he’s confident in the security of the voting process in Vermont. A record number of voters are registered, with one more day left to get on the rolls.

More Vermonters than ever opt for early voting

Secretary of State Jim Condos says the number of registered voters in Vermont hit 462,693, a new record — residents have until Nov. 2 to register to vote on Nov. 8.

Republicans suggest secretary of state exploiting ballot process

But Jim Condos, a Democrat, said the questions about whether voters in left-leaning towns are getting earlier access to voting materials reveal a lack of knowledge about the law.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Announces VT’s Early Voting for the General Election Begins Sept. 23

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos September 19, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder, 802-828-2148 Secretary of State Jim Condos announces VT’s Early Voting for the General Election Begins Friday September 23rd Montpelier – Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos announces that early voting will officially open on Friday, September 23rd. Beginning this Friday, any […]

Secretary of State Jim Condos Addresses Election Cybersecurity

News Release — Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos August 31, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder 802-828-2148 Montpelier, VT – In light of recent stories about cyberattacks on election databases in Arizona and Illinois, Secretary of State Jim Condos wants voters to be aware of the work he and his office have done to protect Vermont […]

Notice from Secretary of State Jim Condos: Primary Election Tuesday Aug. 9

News Release — Secretary of State Jim Condos August 8, 2016 Contact: Liz Ryder, 802.828.2148 With the Primary Election tomorrow, Tuesday August 9th, Secretary of State Jim Condos would like to remind all Vermonters about the importance of voting. Please see the important information regarding the election below: Primary Election: The 2016 Primary Election will […]