June Election Information
State Representative Petitions are in and have been sent to the Secretary of State’s Office for placement on the August Primary Ballot.
Candidates for the Democratic party are John O’Brien, Tunbridge and Republican incumbent David Ainsworth, Royalton.
6/3/18 3:00 p.m.
Clerks- Last day for town and county clerks to notify the secretary of state of the names of all candidates, offices for which they have filed, and whether the petition conforms to statutory requirements (correct number of signatures)(within three days after the last day for filing petitions). 17 V.S.A. § 2359 All clerks will data enter candidates into VEMS.
Clerks and Candidates- By 5:00 p.m., supplementary petitions originally rejected by the town or county clerks must be filed with the appropriate filing officer to qualify for the primary (not later than 10 days after the date for filing petitions). The petitions will again be subject to review in the same manner as the original submission. 17 V.S.A. § 2358(a) and (b), 2103(13)
6/29/18 3:00 p.m.
Clerks and BCA- Voters who have requested in-home delivery of ballots may have the ballots delivered as soon as ballots are ready. Members of the BCA, or the town clerk if designated by the BCA, may appoint BCA members of opposite parties to deliver the ballots. 17 V.S.A. §2538
Clerks- Clerks will receive primary ballots (not later than 45 days before the election). Clerks should store the ballots, except those used for sample ballots and early or absentee ballots, in a secure location until the date of the election. 17 V.S.A. § 2479. All absentee ballot requests received from military & overseas voters must be sent on this date or on the date that the request is received.
Are you interested in helping with the 2018 August Primaries:
Staging the election office site/guarding the ballot box/checklist and ballot clerk?
The clerk’s office will be hosting an informational meeting/procedural refresher for those interested in becoming or who are current election officials. Call for details
Royalton Town Meeting Results: unofficial 3/6/2018
Town Moderator: Allison Fulcher-winner
School Moderator: Allison Fulcher-winner
Town Clerk: Karmen Bascom-winner
Selex 3 year: Chris Noble-winner
Selex 2 year: Sandy Conrad 175 winner / Harry Dodge 129 not winner
Collector of Del. Tx: Theresa Harrington-winner
Town Agent 1 year-Tavian Mayer-winner
School Board 3 years: Thomas Honigford-winner
School Board 2 years: Eunice Gavin-winner
Library Trustee 2 year: Phoebe Roda-winner
Constable 2 year: Marc Preston-winner
The Royalton Board of Civil Authority is responsible for conducting Royalton elections at local, state and federal levels. The board meets as required by law and consists of Royalton’s Justices of the Peace, Selectboard and Town Clerk.
Justices of the Peace:
David Ainsworth: 763-8017 William Ballou: 763-7107 Hoyt Bingham: 763-7842
Susan Cain: 763-8449 Sandra Conrad: 565-0401 John P. Dumville: 763-8567
Allison N. Fulcher: 763-8500 Alison S. Gravel: 763-7199 Bruce V. Post 763-8466
Joshua “Bushrod” Powers: 763-8087
Selectboard: Larry Trottier, Sandra Conrad, Chris Noble, Tim Dreisbach and Gidget Lyman
Town Clerk: Karmen Bascom: 763-7615
Warning For Annual Meeting of the White River Unified District to occur at Whitcomb High School, Bethel Vermont on Royalton Town Meeting Evening: see below 3/6/2018
Important: Warning of Special Meeting January 25, 2018 6pm Whitcomb Jr/Sr High School, Bethel, VT
White River Unified School District Certificate of Vote for Royalton & Bethel Rec’d 12/4/2017
WHITE RIVER UNIFIED DISTRICT
January 25, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
The legal voters of the White River Unified District (the “District”), comprising the voters of the Towns of Bethel and Royalton, are hereby notified and warned to meet at the Whitcomb Jr/Sr High School in Bethel, VT on January 25, 2018, in the Library, at 6:00 p.m. to conduct the following business:
Article 1: To elect a temporary presiding officer and clerk from among the qualified voters.
Article 2: To adopt Robert’s Rules of Order or other rules of order to govern the parliamentary procedures of this and subsequent meetings of the District.
Article 3: To elect the following officers to serve from their election and qualification for one year or until the election and qualification of their successors:
Article 4: To determine and approve compensation, if any, to be paid District officers.
Article 5: To establish a date of the annual meeting.
Article 6: To establish provisions for the payment of any expense incurred by the District.
Article 7: To authorize the District to borrow money pending receipt of payments from the State Education Fund by the issuance of its notes or orders payable not later than one year from date: provided, however, that the newly formed District is authorized by Vermont Statutes to borrow sufficient funds to meet pending obligations.
Article 8: To determine and approve compensation, if any, to be paid to School Board Directors.
Article 9: To determine whether to authorize the Board of School Directors, pursuant to the provisions of 16 V.S.A. §563(10) & (11)(C), to provide mailed notice to residents of the availability of the Annual Report and proposed school budget in lieu of distributing the Annual Report and proposed budget.
Article 10: To transact any other school business thought proper when met.
Dated this __21___ day of December, 2017.
Rebecca Holcombe, Ed. D.
Secretary of Education
Certificate of Vote Re: School Consolidation
Vote in person at the clerk office, call to request a ballot or pick up one here for yourself to take home.
All Royalton residents who are registered to vote and interested in working with our election staff for the 2018 Town Meeting, August Primary or General Elections are welcome to contact the town clerk office at 763-7207 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Former election officials and new volunteers must complete paperwork and receive updated elections training prior to Town Meeting, March 6, 2018 in order to assist on election night. Details provided upon inquiry.
Royalton Library Bond Vote, October 24th, 2017
Royalton & Bethel School Consolidation Vote,
October 24th, 2017
ROYALTON CONSOLIDATION REVOTE INFORMATION
CERTIFICATE OF FINAL VOTE FOR CONSOLIDATION
CONSOLIDATED SCHOOL BOARD TALLY SHEET
ARTICLES OF CONSIDERATION FOR CONSOLIDATION
20170517100953561 Notice to Voters for Local Elections
As of 4/26/2017 Royalton has 2201 registered voters.
See election info link below for Statutes regarding signatures required for petition and deadlines (VSA 17 is noted in part, for full document disclosure, consult the 2016 Vermont Statutes Annotated Title 17)
Official Royalton Consolidation Results 4/11/2017
Town Meeting Sample Ballot 2017
Secretary of State Press Release, re: Automatic Voter Registration
TOWN MEETING ELECTION RESULTS 2017
Congratulations to all winners and thanks to all who participated in the elections
Want to Run for Public Office in 2017 ?
See link below. Petition and consent forms available on-line at the SOS website or your town clerk office.
2016 Official Justice of the Peace Results
For General Election results, please visit the Vermont Secretary of State election site.
Warning and Ballots Link Below:
20161007125145355 posted 10/7/2016
August 9, State Primary Election Results link below.
Petitions and Consent forms now available for independent candidates for November elections at our office or on-line at the Secretary of State website.
Vermont Primary Sample Ballots, August 9, 2016
Vermont Primary Warning, August 9, 2016
Town Meeting 2016 Minutes
TOWN MEETING 2016 AUSTRALIAN BALLOT RESULTS
ARTICLE I 2016 AUSTRALIAN BALLOT RESULTS
OFFICIAL PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE RESULTS
TOWN MEETING 2016
Town Meeting Sample Ballot: 20160208130339764
Town Meeting Warning Link: 20160128154717916
School Meeting Warning Link: 20160128154839938