Today is Primary Election Day in Vermont. Voter turnout is predicted to be low – only about 19% of registered voters are likely to go to the polls today.
But for some voters the act of registering to vote and casting a ballot is more difficult than for most of us: people who are voting from overseas.
Secretary of State Deb Markowitz is Vermont’s top elections official. She spoke with VPR’s Jane Lindholm about how the state tries to make the process easier for Vermonters abroad.