Elections & Voting

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Federal Election:  November 8, 2016

Registering to Vote:

  • You Must Register To Be Able To Vote
  • You Can Register In Person In The Town Clerk's Office During Any Of Our Regular Hours or
  • You Can Register In Person With The Registrars Of Voters During Their Regulars Hours On Tuesdays 9:00 AM to Noon Or During Any Special Registration Sessions
  • You Should Be Prepared To Present Identification When Applying In Person
  • If You Apply By Mail Or Have Not Shown Identification, You Must Show Identification When Voting At An Election
  • The Registrars Of Voters Will Notify Your Previous Town Of Your New Town Of Registration
  • You Can Notify The Registrars Of Voters Of A Change Of Address or Change Of Name During The Same Hours As Above
  • You Can Change Your Party Affiliation Any Time; However, When Changing From One Party To Another There Is A Three (3) Month Period Before You Will Be Enrolled In The New Party Of Choice
  • You Will Receive A Notice From The Registrars Of Voters Of Your Registration.
  • If You Register Through The CT Dept. of Motor Vehicles And Do Not Receive A Notice From The Registrars Of Voters Within A Reasonable Amount Of Time, Contact The Registrars At 860 974-0343 To Be Sure They Received Your Registration Card Form

Elections & Primaries:  2017 Municipal Election-November 7th

  • Elections Are Held The First Tuesday, Following The First Monday, Of Each November Every Year.  State/Federal Elections Are Held On Even Years & Municipal Elections Are Held On Odd Years
  • Primaries (If There Is To Be A Primary) Shall Be Held For State Offices On The Second Tuesday of August; And Primaries For Municipal Offices Shall Be Held On The Fifty-Sixth (56TH) Day Before The Election (CT State Statute 9-423)
  • All Elections & Primaries Are Open For Voting For Registered Voters From 6:00 AM To 8:00 PM
  • Identification-Must Be Presented At All Elections And Primaries To Vote (An Affidavit Attesting To Your Person And Residence Can Be Signed If You Forget To Bring I.D. But Only If You Had Previously Presented I.D... When You Registered To Vote)
  • Absentee Ballots Are Available 31 Days Before An Election And 21 Days Before A Primary, Upon Application Properly Made To The Town Clerk's Office.  See Forms Below
  • Blank Absentee Ballots Can Be Issued To Military Personal, Their Spouses And Dependents Living In The United States Or Overseas, And To Citizens Living Temporarily Overseas Approximately 45 Days Before An Election And Approximately 30 Days Before A Primary, Upon Application Properly Made To The Town Clerk's Office.  See Forms Below
  • Special 90 Day Military Blank Ballots Can Be Issued To Military Contingencies Upon Application Properly Made To The Town Clerk's Office.  See Forms Below

Forms & Documents