State of Connecticut Voting Requirements & Information

Statewide Voter Information

U.S. Domestic Voters

General Information


You can register to vote or update your registration information:

  • online
  • by mail
  • in person at your town clerk or registrar office
  • at your Election Day Registration location

Election Day Voting

Polling places are open from 6am to 8pm on Election Day.

Find my polling place

Absentee Voting

To be qualified to vote an absentee ballot, you must meet one of the following criteria:

  • Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States
  • Absence from your voting area during hours of voting
  • Illness
  • Religious tenets forbid secular activity on the day of the election, primary or referendum
  • Duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than your own during all of the hours of voting
  • Physical disability
  • Caretaking of a disabled or chronically ill person

CT is expanding qualifications for absentee voting starting in 2022 for out-of-town commuters and caretakers.

Students living away from home may choose:

  • To vote by absentee ballot in your home town
  • Register and vote in your college town

General Information