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Use of Australian Ballot to Vote on School-Related Issues In Vermont

This report was undertaken to ascertain which and how many school districts use the Australian ballot to vote on school budgets and other school-related issues. The data is as follows.

Source: Melanie Jacobs, Vermont Elections Administrator, Office of the Vermont Secretary of State, 4/5/2001

 

Which Towns Use The Australian Ballot To Vote on School-Related Issues

Key:     Yes – Uses Australian Ballot For Particular Issue      

            No – Does Not Use Australian Ballot For Issue Listed

Town

Town School District Officers

Town School District Budget

Town School District Public Questions

Union

School District Officers

Union School District Budget

Union School District Public Question

ADDISON

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

ALBANY

No

No

No

No

No

No

ALBURG

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

ANDOVER

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

ARLINGTON

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

ATHENS

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

BAKERSFIELD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

BALTIMORE

No

No

No

No

No

No

BARNARD

No

No

No

No

No

No

BARNET

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

BARRE CITY

No

No

No

No

No

No

BARRE TOWN

No

No

No

No

No

Yes (BOND VOTES)

BARTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

BELVIDERE

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

BENNINGTON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

BENSON

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

BERKSHIRE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

BERLIN

No

No

No

No

No

No

BETHEL

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

BLOOMFIELD

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

BOLTON

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

BRADFORD

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

BRAINTREE

Yes

No

SOME

Yes

No

SOME

BRANDON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

BRATTLEBORO

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

BRIDGEWATER

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

BRIDPORT

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

BRIGHTON

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

BRISTOL

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

BROOKFIELD

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

BROOKLINE

No

No

No

No

No

No

BROWNINGTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

BRUNSWICK

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

BURKE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

BURLINGTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

CABOT

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

CALAIS

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CAMBRIDGE

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

CANAAN

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

CASTLETON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

CAVENDISH

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

CHARLESTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

CHARLOTTE

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CHELSEA

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

CHESTER

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CHITTENDEN

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CLARENDON

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

COLCHESTER

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

CONCORD

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

CORINTH

No

No

No

Yes

No

No

CORNWALL

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

COVENTRY

No

No

No

No

No

No

CRAFTSBURY

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

DANBY

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

DANVILLE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

DERBY

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

DORSET

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

DOVER

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

DUXBURY

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

DUMMERSTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

EAST HAVEN

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

EAST MONTPELIER

No

No

Yes-If required by law

No

No

No

EDEN

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

ELMORE

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

ENOSBURGH

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

ESSEX

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

FAIR HAVEN

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

FAIRFAX

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

FAIRFIELD

No

No

No

No

No

No

FAIRLEE

No

No

No

No

No

No

FAYSTON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

FERRISBURGH

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

FLETCHER

No

No

No

No

No

No

FRANKLIN

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

GEORGIA

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

GLOVER

No

No

No

No

No

No

GOSHEN

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

GRAFTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

GRANBY

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

GRAND ISLE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

GRANVILLE

No

No

No

No

No

No

GREENSBORO

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

GROTON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

GUILDHALL

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

GUILFORD

No

No

No

No

No

No

HALIFAX

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

HANCOCK

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

HARDWICK

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

HARTFORD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

HARTLAND

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

HIGHGATE

No

No

No

No

No

No

HINESBURG

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

HOLLAND

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

HUBBARDTON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

HUNTINGTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

HYDE PARK

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

IRA

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

IRASBURG

No

No

No

No

No

No

ISLE LAMOTTE

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

JAMAICA

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

JAY

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

JERICHO

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

JOHNSON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

KILLINGTON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

KIRBY

No

No

No

No

No

No

LANDGROVE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

LEICESTER

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

LEMINGTON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

LINCOLN

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

LONDONDERRY

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

LOWELL

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

LUDLOW

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

LUNENBURG

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

LYNDON

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

MAIDSTONE

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

MANCHESTER

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

MARLBORO

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

MARSHFIELD

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

MENDON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

MIDDLEBURY

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

MIDDLESEX

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

MIDDLETOWN SPGS

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

MILTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

MONKTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

MONTGOMERY

No

No

Yes

No

No

No

MONTPELIER

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

MORETOWN

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

MORGAN

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

MORRISTOWN

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

MT. HOLLY

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

MT. TABOR

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

NEW HAVEN

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

NEWARK

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

NEWBURY

Yes

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

NEWFANE

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

No

NEWPORT CITY

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

NEWPORT TOWN

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

NORTH HERO

No

No

No

No

No

No

NORTHFIELD

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

NORTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

NORWICH

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

ORANGE

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

ORWELL

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

PANTON

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

PAWLET

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

PEACHAM

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

PERU

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

PITTSFIELD

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

PITTSFORD

No

No

No

No

No

No

PLAINFIELD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

PLYMOUTH

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

POMFRET

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

POULTNEY

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

POWNAL

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

PROCTOR

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

PUTNEY

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

RANDOLPH

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

READING

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

READSBORO

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

RICHFORD

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

RICHMOND

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

RIPTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

ROXBURY

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

ROCHESTER

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

ROCKINGHAM

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

ROYALTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

RUPERT

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

RUTLAND CITY

No

No

No

No

No

No

RUTLAND TOWN

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

RYEGATE

No

No

No

No

No

No

SALISBURY

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

SANDGATE

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

SEARSBURG

No

No

No

No

No

No

SHAFTSBURY

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

SHARON

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

SHEFFIELD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

SHELBURNE

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

SHELDON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

SHOREHAM

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

SHREWSBURY

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes-Mt Abe budget only

No

SOUTH BURLINGTON

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

No

SOUTH HERO

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

SPRINGFIELD

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

ST ALBANS TOWN

No

No

No

No

Yes

Yes

ST GEORGE

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

ST JOHNSBURY

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

ST. ALBANS CITY

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

STAMFORD

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

STANNARD

No

No

No

No

No

No

STARKSBORO

Yes

No

No

Yes

Mt Abe only

No

STOCKBRIDGE

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

STOWE

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

STRAFFORD

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

STRATTON

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

SUDBURY

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

SUNDERLAND

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

No

SUTTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

SWANTON

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

THETFORD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

TINMOUTH

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

TOPSHAM

No

No

No

No

No

No

TOWNSHEND

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

TROY

Yes

No

No

Yes

No

No

TUNBRIDGE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

UNDERHILL

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

VERGENNES

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

VERNON

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

VERSHIRE

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

VICTORY

No

No

No

No

No

No

WAITSFIELD

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

WALDEN

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

No

WALLINGFORD

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WALTHAM

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WARDSBORO

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WARREN

No

No

No

No

No

No

WASHINGTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

WATERBURY

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WATERFORD

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WATERVILLE

No

No

No

No

No

No

WEATHERSFIELD

No

No

No

No

No

No

WELLS

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

WEST FAIRLEE

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WEST HAVEN

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

No

WEST RUTLAND

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

WEST WINDSOR

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

WESTFIELD

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

WESTFORD

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

WESTMINSTER

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

WESTMORE

No

No

No

No

No

No

WESTON

No

No

No

No

No

No

WEYBRIDGE

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

WHEELOCK

No

No

No

No

No

No

WHITING

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

WHITINGHAM

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WILLIAMSTOWN

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WILLISTON

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

WILMINGTON

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WINDHAM

No

No

No

No

No

No

WINDSOR

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

WINHALL

Yes

No

No

No

No

No

WINOOSKI

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

No

No

WOLCOTT

No

No

No

No

No

No

WOODBURY

No

No

No

No

Yes

No

WOODFORD

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

No

WOODSTOCK

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

No

Yes

WORCESTER

Yes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

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Source: Melanie Jacobs, Vermont Elections Administrator, Office of the Vermont Secretary of State, 4/5/2001

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Compiled By Matthew Reed, Sarah O’Brien and Sara Davies on April 9, 2001

Last modified April 24 2001 12:12 PM

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