280,455 absentee ballots were cast in Vermont’s 2020 election cycle. Overall 370,968 ballots were cast in the 2020 election, putting overall state turnout at about 73.27%. The state swung heavily for President Joe Biden, who won its 3 electoral votes with 65.46% of the popular vote. Vermont has consistently voted for Democrat presidential candidates since 1992.
Vermont has a bicameral legislature with 30 senators and 150 representatives. The legislative sessions are held annually from January to May, and Democrats have held the majority in both chambers since 2004. Vermont’s governor, Phil Scott (R), is eligible for re-election in 2022.