League of Women Voters



Connecticut Election Dates

The next election date is Tuesday, November 6, 2018 (General Election). The in-person registration deadline is Monday, November 5, 2018 (by noon). Mailed and online registrations mush be postmarked by Tuesday, October 30, 2018.



Connecticut Candidate and Ballot Info

Information on local, state and federal candidates and ballot measures may be available here.

To see a list of available races, visit the race index.

Connecticut Registration Deadlines

The registration deadline varies depending on the type of election. For primary elections, applications must be postmarked by the 5th day before the primary. You may registrer to vote in person at your town clerk or registrar until 12pm the last business day before the primary.

Connecticut ID Needed for Voter Registration

You are required to show identification when registering to vote in person. Acceptable identification includes anything with a name and address: a Connecticut driver's license, a utility bill, or even a checkbook. If you register by mail, you must provide your Connecticut driver's license or the last four digits of your Social Security number on the voter registration form, which will be confirmed by the state's centralized voter registration system.

Connecticut ID Needed for Voting

You must either show identification or sign a one line affidavit at the polling place if you have not provided proper identification when registering. A photo ID is not required. Acceptable forms of ID at the polling place are:


You can find your polling place by utilizing your state resource. If you have further questions on your polling place location, please contact your county clerk.


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Election Day Problems?

Call one of these hotlines:
1-866-OUR-VOTE (866-687-8683)
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
1-844-418-1682 (Arabic)


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