To register to vote in the State of Connecticut, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
- Be a citizen of the United States
- Be a resident of a Connecticut town
- Be at least 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 Registrar
- Any town/city hall in Connecticut
- Division of motor vehicles
- Public libraries
- Other state agency offices
You can obtain an application at any Town Clerk's Office. To cast the ballot, mark the ballot card and return it to the Town Clerk's Office in the town of residence.
Absentee ballots are to be provided by the Town Clerk beginning the 31st day before an election. Ballots may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Town Clerk and they must be received by the clerk no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.