The pandemic will be with us through March, so it makes sense to Gov. Phi Scott to hold mail-in voting for Town Meeting as well. That idea didn’t sit too well with the Legislature - maybe they are worried about leaving the fate of the school budget in the hands of 100% of the voters?
“In response to a question posed by VT Digger’s Anne Wallace Allen about adopting mail-in balloting going forward, Gov. Scott answered: “I believe this crisis is going to be with us for the next 3-4 months…..we should prepare for some sort of mail-in ballot procedure for Town Meeting. We’ve had very low voter turnout for Town Meeting, this could be a way to bolster that.”"
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