If the voter registration deadline has passed, you can still register to vote in person at the office of your Local Election Official at any point until Election Day. Contact your Local Election Official if you have any questions.
To register in Connecticut you must:
be a citizen of the United States
be a resident of Connecticut and of the town in which you wish to vote
be 17 years old. You can vote when you turn 18.
have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony, and have had your voting rights restored by Registrars of Voters
not currently be declared mentally incompetent to vote by a court of law
No, Connecticut does not allow in-person early voting.
If you are registering for the first time in a Connecticut town, and you register by mail, then you must submit proof of your identity at the time of registration. The easiest way to meet the ID requirement is to write your Connecticut driver's license number or your Connecticut ID card number on your voter registration form. If you don't have either of these numbers, you can include a copy of one of the following forms of ID: A current and valid photo ID or a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows your name and Connecticut address.
You do not need to provide ID with your absentee ballot if you've already voted in Connecticut at least once. If you are a first-time Connecticut voter you must submit a copy of your ID with your absentee ballot. Put the copy of your ID in the outer envelope. If you put the copy of your ID in the same envelope as your ballot, your ballot will be rejected. The following forms of ID are acceptable: a copy of a current and valid photo identification that shows your name OR a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows your name and Connecticut address.first-time outer envelope
In most cases, no. If you find yourself ill or hospitalized within six days of an election or referendum, you can apply for an Emergency Absentee Ballot. Call your
Local Election Official and ask how to get one. You can ask for your ballot to be mailed to you, or you can designate a representative to pick it up.
Find everything you need to vote in our state election centers