No, the statute does not require you to be open for any certain time frame on that day. See 17 V.S.A. 2642.
Let me know if you have further questions.
Director of Elections
Office of the Secretary of State
128 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05633-1101
Phone: (802) 828-0175
FAX: (802) 828-5171
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Are our offices required to be open until 5:00 pm that day?
Susan in Newbury