Who do I vote for?
1199 Endorsed Candidates can be found can be found by clicking here.
Where do I vote?
- Each municipality has one or more polling locations for residents to vote.
- Your polling location is determined by where you live in your municipality.
- If you do not know your polling location, use the link here or look up your town clerk or registrar of voters here
When do I vote?
- September 12th, 2023 – Primary Election
- November 7th, 2023 – General Election
Full 2023 Election Calendar
Hours of voting:
- For an election or primary, polls in Connecticut are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Any elector standing in line at the polls at 8 p.m. will be allowed to cast a vote.
How do I vote?
Vote Through the Mail By Absentee Ballot
Connecticut law allows you to receive an absentee ballot if you cannot appear at your assigned polling place on election day because of active service in the military, absence from the town, sickness, religious tenets forbid secular activity on the day of the election, duties as an election official at a polling place other than your own during all of the hours of voting, or physical disability. To receive your absentee ballot please complete and sign an application and return it to your Town Clerk.
To vote by absentee ballot follow the following steps:
- Complete the absentee ballot application form (linked below).
- Receive your absentee ballot in the mail.
- Complete your absentee ballot.
- Mail your absentee ballot OR drop it in your local drop-box on or before the election.
Vote In Person at Your Local Polling Place:
For a long time in Connecticut the primary method of voting has been in-person voting at local polling locations. To vote in person, go to your designated polling location (click here to find your location) on the primary or general election days during the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m., and you will be able to cast your vote.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to show photo identification in order to vote?
The short answer is no. Learn more about voter identification requirements.
What happens if I am not on the list of registered voters at the polling place?
You can register and vote in person on Election Day at your town’s Election Day Registration location. To register in person, you will need to supply proof of identity and residence. Contact your local registrars of voters for information. about location, hours of operation, and acceptable forms of identification.
*** There is no election day registration for the September 12th Primary Election ***
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