Absentee Voting in Connecticut
The State of Connecticut, via Public Act No. 21-2, June 2021 Special Session, has determined that the existence of the COVID-19 virus allows you to vote by absentee ballot if you so choose for your own safety. This applies to any Primary, Election or Referendum held before November 3, 2021.
Step One: Apply for a Ballot
In order to vote by absente ballot, a registereed voter must first apply in writing.
The Secretary of the State's website offers detailed instructions on how to apply for an absentee ballot.
Once you download the application (in English or Spanish) and complete the form, it must be returned to your town's Town Clerk.
Complete Your Ballot
Your Town Clerk will review your application and mail you a paper absentee ballot.
There are specific instructions for completing and returning your absentee ballot.
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