The deadline to register vote in Connecticut is: postmarked or received by the 5th day before the primary if submitted by mail (OR register in person until noon on the business day before the primary); and postmarked or received by the 14th day before an election if submitted by mail (OR you may register in person until the 7th day before an election).
Beginning 2013, you may also register to vote in person on Election Day!
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
Register to vote now!
To check the status of your voter registration, click here.
When can I vote in Connecticut?
Early Voting InformationIn-person early voting available? No
By mail early voting available? No
Voting Hours on Election DayThe polls are open from:
6:00am to 8:00pm
Please contact your state election office for additional voting information, or click here to learn more about voting absentee in your state.
What do you need to bring?
- A current valid photo ID showing your name and address
- A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, or paycheck
- A government document that shows your name and address
For more information, contact your state election office.