Voter Registration

Coronavirus COVID-19 Update:

As more and more people begin to heed the CDC warnings to avoid crowds and self-quarantine where possible, we have prepared the following summary of the functions which can be performed entirely online (or in a few cases, with the addition of a stamp and envelope (don’t lick the stamp or the envelope)).

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


Presentation on Voting Options During a Pandemic

Below are links to the slides used in the presentation made by the Registrars of Voters. See the video by clicking on this link and using the password 3y@6cD.5

Presentation (Microsoft Powerpoint Format)

Presentation (PDF Format)

When is the next election event?

REVISED DATE FOR PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARY

There will be a Presidential Preference Primary on August 11, 2020.

All Polling Places will be open the standard hours of 6AM to 8PM.  You may vote in person or by absentee ballot.

Pursuant to Governor Lamont’s Executive Order 7QQ, all eligible voters may vote in the Primary by absentee ballot due to COVID-19. 

You are eligible to vote in the Primary if you are a registered voter who is a member of the Democratic or Republican party, the two parties participating in the Primary.

The Secretary of the State of Connecticut has mailed an absentee ballot application to all eligible voters with a prepaid return envelope. If you have not received an absentee ballot application and you believe you are a registered Democrat or Republican and you would like to vote in the primary by absentee ballot you will find an application to download here 

https://portal.ct.gov/SOTS/Election-Services/Voter-Information/Absentee-Voting

to print, complete and mail to 

Town Clerk, Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830

If you will turn 18 on or before Election Day, November 3rd, you may register to vote now and you may vote in the primary on August 11th if you register in a party having a primary.

Important Deadline Dates:

August 6th – Deadline for new voters and for unaffiliated voters to enroll in a party in order to be eligible to vote in its primary.

For new voters, mail-in voter registration applications must be received by the Registrar of Voters or post-marked by this date.  On-line applications must be completed by 11:59 PM on this date.

For unaffiliated voters registering in a party, the mail-in application must be received (not merely postmarked) by the Registrar of Voters by this date. 

August 10th – Enrollment deadline for new voters and unaffiliated voters enrolling in a party in person at the Registrars of Voters Office in Town Hall is 12:00 noon on Monday August 10.

May 11th - is the last day for enrolled party members to transfer enrollment from one party to the other for voting in their "new" party’s primaries.

There is no Election Day Registration for Primaries and Special Elections.

Results for the November 5 Municipal Election

Results are now available here.

Running for the RTM?

Please see this statement about recounts.

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 vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the town where you wish to vote, at least 18 years of age, and registered on Election Day.

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