Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos is responding to accusations that he disparaged Victory residents and tainted an ongoing judicial proceeding in the town, saying his comments have been misunderstood.
President Donald Trump established the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity through an executive order earlier this month. The commission’s final report will be completed by 2018, according to the White House.
Controversial comments Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos made about a voter fraud lawsuit in the Northeast Kingdom aren’t sitting well with one of the attorneys in the case.
Secretary of State James Condos has refused to apologize for his public remarks concerning the merits of a pending lawsuit in Essex County Superior Court, Tracey Martel v. Town of Victory.
Three judges at the Essex County Superior Court on Tuesday postponed an April 5 run-off election in the town of Victory, saying absentee ballots weren’t made ready 20 days ahead of the date as required by statute.
A well known attorney in Vermont has asked a court to cancel Victory’s April 5 Selectboard run-off election, claiming the town’s voter checklist contains unqualified voters and non-residents, 11 of whom allegedly cast absentee ballots on Town Meeting Day.
The DePinos soon came to the realization that information on roughly one quarter of voters was either wrong or out of date.
Clerks across eight counties are reporting that the Vermont Democratic Party submitted unauthorized absentee ballot requests for the general election — an illegal act under Vermont election laws.