Voting in CT by Absentee Ballot

Update as of March 19: The CT Presidential Primary has been postponed until June 2nd. 

The Jewett Center for Community Partnerships wants to encourage you to seek ways to remain civically engaged even while taking precautions like social distancing. One good option is to make sure your vote is counted in the Primary Election. If you are registered to vote in Connecticut using your campus address but will now not be in Middletown for the Primary on Tuesday, June 2nd, you can request that an absentee ballot be mailed to you.

 

1. Visit the Secretary of the State’s website for the Absentee Ballot request form:

https://portal.ct.gov/-/media/sots/ElectionServices/ElectForms/electforms/aabengpdf.pdf?la=en

 

2. Complete the form and either drop-off or mail the original to:

Town Clerk’s Office

245 DeKoven Drive, Room 110

Middletown, CT 06457

The form, with original signature (no fax or scan), needs to be received by the Town Clerk They will mail out your absentee ballot to the address requested on the form.  Absentee ballots become available April 7, 2020.

 

3. You can confirm your voter registration status and party affiliation here:

http://govote.ct.gov/

 

4. If you are currently registered to vote in Middletown but decide you’d rather vote in your home state instead, please remove yourself from the Middletown registration list by completing and returning the Request for Removal from Registration List form.  The Registrar of Voters needs the original form signed and returned to:

Registrar of Voters

245 DeKoven Drive, Room B15,

Middletown,  CT 06457

 

5.  Questions regarding Voter Registration can be directed to the Middletown Registrar of Voters Office at 860-638-4950.  Questions regarding the Absentee Ballot process can be directed to the Town Clerk’s office at 860-638-4910.