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Voting in Connecticut

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Am I Eligible To Vote in Connecticut?

To register to vote in the State of Connecticut, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
  • Be a United States Citizen
  • Be a Connecticut resident;
  • be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 on or before election day); 17 year olds, who will turn 18 on or before election day, may participate in general primary.
  • ave completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a disenfranchising felony.

Voter Registration Options in Connecticut

You have the following 3 options to register to vote in Connecticut:

In Person

Fill and Sign the form. Then deliver it to your local Registrar of Voters

Check The Locations Where to Register

By Mail

It's recommend that you enclose the downloaded voter registration application in an envelope, as the US Postal Service cannot guarantee the intact delivery of a form printed on standard office paper.

Click here to download the Mail-In Voter Registration Form


Connecticut enables residents to register through their online voter registration portal.

Click here to Register Online

How Do I Know I'm Registered?

  • Consider yourself registered when- and only when- you receive an acknowledgment from your county clerk.
  • Never assume you are registered to vote until you have received this acknowledgment.
  • Call your county clerk and inquire about the status of your application.
  • Check your voter registration status online by visiting this site

Voting Options in Connecticut

You have the following 3 options to vote in Connecticut:

In Person

Any elector standing in line at the polls at 8 p.m. will be allowed to cast a vote. An optical scan machine is used by most in-person voters.

Click here to locate voting locations

Voting By Absentee Ballot

Can I vote absentee? Connecticut has strict laws regarding who can vote absentee.

Click here to download the absentee

Voting By phone

A vote by phone option is available at every polling place for voters with disabilities or for any voter who prefers this option.

Click here to find phone number

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