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*Possible August Primaries

On August 9, 2022 there may be primary elections for one or both of the major parties.  In order to vote in the Democratic primary, you must be registered as a Democrat. Likewise, to vote in the Republican primary you must be registered as a Republican.

To check your voter registration status, click here

Deadlines for Possible Primary

May 9, 2022- Deadline for an elector to change from one party (not Unaffiliated) to another party and be eligible to vote in the new party's primary. 

If you are registered as an Unaffiliated voter (not registered with any party), the deadline to affiliate with a party by mail is Aug 4, 2022. Mail-in applications must be received by this date. The in-person deadline is Aug 8, 2022 by 12 pm. 


The next general election will be on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.


 ***Please see below for important voter registration deadlines***

All Polling Places will be open the standard hours of 6AM to 8PM.  You may vote in person or by absentee ballot. Procedures and requirements for voting by absentee ballot will be updated when guidance becomes available from the Secretary of the State of Connecticut. 

If you will turn 18 on or before Election Day Nov 8, 2022, you may register to vote now. You can register to vote online at https://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do or call the Registrars of Voters at 203.622.7890 to have a registration form sent to you.

Questions about  absentee ballot voting? 

The Registrars of Voters do not issue Absentee Ballots. If you have questions about the absentee ballot process, call 203-622-7897, or click here to contact the Town Clerk's Office.  While the Registrars count the ballots on Election Day, the process of applying for, receiving, and returning completed absentee ballots is under the jurisdiction of the Town Clerk.

Online Voter Resources:

We have prepared the following summary of functions which can be performed entirely online (or in a few cases, with the addition of a stamp and envelope.)

See 25 Things You Can Do Online From the Registrars of Voters Webpage


***Important Voter Registration Deadlines for Voting on Nov 8, 2022 ***

Tuesday Nov 1, 2022– mail-in 

Deadline 8pm: . All mail-in voter registration applications must be received or postmarked by this date in order to be accepted for the March 1, 2022 election.  Note: 11:59 P.M. on this date is also the deadline to register to vote using the On-line Voter Registration System.


EXTENDED OFFICE HOURS Tuesday Nov 1, 2022 This is the last regular session for admission of electors for those who become 18 years of age, U.S. citizens, or residents of the municipality on or before November 1, 2022. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Monday Nov 7, 2022  LIMITED REGISTRATION SESSION THE LAST WEEKDAY BEFORE ELECTION. Session of Registrars of Voters of ALL towns to admit those seeking to vote in election whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since November 1st. Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


About the Registrars of Voters Office

The office of the Registrars of Voters is governed by Connecticut State Statutes. The primary duties of the Registrars are to register new voters, maintain voter registration records and enrollment records, publish lists of eligible voters, conduct a state-required canvass of all voters, compile monthly reports of all activities concerning voters in town, and administer and oversee all elections, primaries and referenda in an accurate and impartial manner. They are also responsible for hiring and training over 200 official poll workers as well as maintaining all voting equipment used for the election.

The Registrars of Voters Office is a vital department to the function of the Town’s government. The Office is governed by Connecticut General Statutes and financially supported by the Municipality. Ensuring fair, accurate and efficient elections is our highest priority.

Registration Requirements

To register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the town in which you wish to vote and at least 17 years of age and turning 18 on or before election day.


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