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If you are registering for the first time, you should plan on showing a current and valid ID that shows your name and address the first time you vote. Valid forms of ID include: (1) a current and valid photo identification or (2) a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or government document that shows your name and address. 

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Connecticut voter registration deadlines

  • In Person: Received 18 days before Election Day. Connecticut also offers same-day registration on Election Day and during early voting for the general election.
  • By Mail: Received 18 days before Election Day. Connecticut also offers same-day registration on Election Day and during early voting for the general election.
  • Online: Received 18 days before Election Day. Connecticut also offers same-day registration on Election Day and during early voting for the general election.
Election Day Registration:

If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still register to vote and vote in person during early voting or Election Day for the general eleciton. Contact your Local Election Office if you have any questions.

Connecticut voter registration rules

To register in Connecticut:

  • You must be a citizen of the United States;
  • You must be a resident of Connecticut and of the town in which you wish to vote;
  • Be at least 17 years old and will be at least 18 years old on the next election;
  • You must have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony.

Connecticut voter registration directions

  1. Use our Register to Vote Tool to fill out the National Voter Registration Form.
  2. Sign and date your form. This is very important!
  3. Mail or hand-deliver your completed form to the address we provide.
  4. Make sure you register before the voter registration deadline.

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