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When is the next election event?

The next election will be on Tuesday August 17, 2021. This is a Special Election for State Senate District 36 to fill the vacated seat of Alex Kasser. 

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 August 17th, 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? 

If you have questions about the absente 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 August 17th

August 10th– Deadline 8pm

All mail-in voter registration applications must be received or post-marked by this date in order to be accepted.

This is also the deadline to register to vote using the On-line Voter Registration System.  Applications must be completed by 11:59 PM on this date.



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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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