Register to Vote

Applications to be added to the Voter Checklist
A person who desires to register to vote in an election shall, during regular hours, file an application in the office of the Town Clerk in which he/she claims to be a resident. If our regular hours don’t work for you, please call to make an appointment.  Online registration is available on VT Secretary of State Website.  Applications shall be accepted until 7:00 p.m. on the day of the election.


Eligibility to vote

You are eligible to register to vote in Lincoln if:

  1. You are a U.S. citizen, and
  2. You will be 18 years of age** by the date of the election, and
  3. You are a resident of Lincoln.

**Note, citizens who are 17 years of age may vote in a primary election if they will turn 18 by the date of the General Election.  Seventeen-year-olds are not eligible to vote in local elections, which may mean you won't receive all ballots if both a primary and local election occur on the same date.


First Time Registering by Mail

If you are registering to vote in Vermont for the first time by mail, you must include a photocopy of an acceptable form of ID. Acceptable forms of ID are:

  • Valid photo ID (driver’s license or passport)
  • Current utility bill
  • Current bank statement
  • Another government document

Military and Overseas Voter Registration

If you are a military or overseas voter, your voter registration application must include the town and the legal address, or a location description of the last place you resided in Vermont immediately before joining the military or moving overseas. If you did not reside in Vermont immediately before joining the military or moving overseas, you cannot register to vote in Vermont. You must register to vote in the state and county or town in which you resided immediately before joining the military or moving overseas. For more voting information for military and/or overseas voters, please visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program