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Connecticut

In Connecticut, elections are overseen by the Connecticut Secretary of State.

Find Your Voter Registration Status and polling location:

https://portaldir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx

 

Registering to vote in Connecticut:

  • Same Day Registration is available at a designated location in each town (though these may not coincide with polling places). When using an online or paper form, registration must be received by noon the day before a primary or 7 days before a general election.

  • Register online (if you have a Connecticut ID) or by mail using a paper or printed application

 

Primary Rules:

  • Closed Primaries, meaning you must belong to a political party to vote in their primary.

 

Ways to vote:

  • In Person on Election Day

  • Absentee (Excuse is required, but requirement's aren't stringent. Ballot must be returned in person by close of business the day before the election or by mail by close of polls on Election Day.) Absentee ballot

 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO:

  • ID is not required to vote. 

    • Technically an ID is required, but in most cases you may sign an affidavit in lieu of presenting one.

    • The list of acceptable forms of ID is extensive. Form of ID must simply include the following: name and address, or name and signature, or, name and photograph. State IDs, paychecks, utility bills, and credit cards all qualify.

  • Sample ballots are available online for most towns.

  • Polling Hours: 6:00am to 8:00pm.

  • Voter Hotline: (866)733-2463