Tag Archives: Jim Condos

Op - Ed
August 1, 2018

Remember to vote

By Secretary of State Jim Condos

The Aug. 14 Vermont Primary Election is just two weeks away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turnout, I hope that as Vermonters, we can make sure that’s not the case in our state.

Voting is…

October 4, 2017

Setting the record straight: voter fraud case

Dear Editor,

Recently, Ethan Allen Institute President Rob Roper posted an op-ed with the inflammatory, sensational title, “So Second Home Owners Can Vote in Vermont?” Perhaps as intended, Mr. Roper’s attention seeking commentary caused significant confusion and concern about Vermont’s residency law for voting purposes….

Op - Ed
March 8, 2017

Let the sun shine in!

By Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos

An open government makes for a better government. This is Sunshine Week and it is being celebrated all across the nation.4.1×7  In reality, it should be celebrated every week – not just this week – in Vermont and every…

News Briefs
December 1, 2016

Secretary of State Condos to conduct election audit

Secretary of State Jim Condos announced last week that Vermont’s Elections Division will be conducting a random audit of the 2016 General Election results beginning Tuesday, Nov. 29. The audit will include six towns randomly selected by the Secretary of State. “Voting is one of…

Local News
June 7, 2016

Provo, Vt.?

By Stephen Seitz

Ever since it was reported that the Utah-based NewVista Foundation started buying land in the Sharon-Royalton area for the purpose of building an entirely new community, a lot of eyebrows went up as people wondered, can they do that? Aren’t there rules?

News Briefs
May 31, 2016

Winners of 2016 Vermont poster and essay contest announced

Annual event promotes awareness of Vermont history and importance of democracy

Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos has announced the winners of the 2016 Vermont poster and essay contest sponsored by his office. First-place students in each category visited Montpelier with their class Tuesday, May…

Op - Ed
June 11, 2015

It’s time to establish an independent ethics commission

By Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos

Vermonters deserve good government—and that includes an open and transparent government!

We are proud of our state and our collective ability to overcome any difficult issue we may encounter. As Vermonters, when we see a problem, we know…