Voting in Winooski

Residents can vote in three types of elections: Winooski Only (Municipal & School), State, and Federal. Please choose a tab below to learn how you can vote in Winooski.

  • All legal residents, regardless of citizenship stats, may vote on local/municipal/school (Winooski only) ballot items. 
  • To vote on State and Federal ballot items, you must be a legal citizen of the United States. 
  • Questions? Call or email Jenny Willingham, City Clerk: 802 655 6410 / jwillingham@winooskivt.gov
  1. Winooski Only (Municipal & School)
  2. State
  3. Federal

2022 City Councilor Election Petitions Now Available

Interested in running for local office? Two seats are up for election on Town Meeting Day (March 1, 2022):

  • Hal Colston (2-year term) 
  • Michael Myers (2-year term) 

Both Hal Colston and Mike Myers are stepping down and will not run again for their Council seats. Please join us in thanking them for their service to Winooski!

To file your petition to run for office, visit the City Clerk's Office at Winooski City Hall (M - F, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM, 27 West Allen St) or download and print the file at home. The deadline for filing a petition is Monday, January 24, 2022, by 5 PM. Please note, as of January 18, 2022, Governor Phil Scott signed S.223 - a bill that allows local election candidates to file their petitions without having to collect any signatures. Signatures are no longer required to file.

Completed petitions must be filed in person at the City Clerk's Office.

To learn more about the Mayor and City Council process and schedule, visit winooskivt.gov/1473/Mayor-and-City-Council

Questions regarding petitions can be sent to Jenny Willingham, City Clerk: jwillingham@winooskivt.gov 

First Time Registering


If you are not able to register online:

  • If this is your first time registering and you are not able to do so online, please visit the City Clerk’s Office at Winooski City Hall (27 West Allen Street) / M - F, 9 AM - 3 PM. You will need:
    • Vermont Driver’s License number or 
    • Non-Driver Identification Card number or 
    • a copy of a valid residency document, for example:
      • Permanent Resident Card or proof of residency card or related paperwork
      • Vermont State or Local Government provided ID or paperwork
      • School ID
      • Utility or another bill (if utility is in voter's name)
  • You may download, print, and fill out your voter registration form to bring with you to the Clerk’s Office. 
  • To have a voter registration form mailed to you, call 802 655 6410. 

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:

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

If you are able to register online, please visit http://olvr.vermont.gov.

Absentee/Early Voting

Absentee/Early voting is available for your convenience! 

  • Vote in person at City Hall no earlier than 45 days before a primary or general election or 20 days before a municipal election
  • Download the absentee ballot - deliver or mail to the City Clerk's Office (27 West Allen St)
  • Call or email to request your absentee ballot by mail: 802 655 6410 / clerk@winooskivt.gov 

There is no deadline to register, you may register to vote up to and including the day of the election. However, if you register online the day before the election or on Election Day, your application may not be processed and your name may not appear on the checklist and you may be asked to fill out another application at the polls. To be sure your name appears on the checklist, please register by the Friday before the election. 

Multilingual Voting Resources

The Vermont Secretary of State’s Office provides a number of translation resources including instructional videos: 

Polling Location

All elections in Winooski take place from 7 AM - 7 PM at the Winooski Senior Center on 123 Barlow Street

Election Results