2023 Connecticut Election Guide

Election 2022 Information for Glastonbury, CT

Voter Registration

Registration Deadline:

Primary: Your application must be postmarked by the 5th day before a primary (or received by your Registrar of Voters or a voter registration agency by the 5th day before a primary). You may apply in person to your town clerk or registrar until 12:00 noon on the last business day before a primary.

General: Your application must be submitted or received by a voter registration agency by the 7th day before an election (or you may register in person with your Registrar of Voters by the 7th day before an election).

However, Connecticut now offers Election Day Registration. If you miss the deadline for registering for an election, you can register and vote in person on Election Day at your town’s Election Day Registration location.

 

Voter Registration Qualifications

Age: At least 17 years old (must be age 18 on or before election day); 17 year olds, who will turn 18 on or before election day, may participate.

Citizenship: Must be a United States citizen

Residency: Must be a resident in a Connecticut town

Felony Convictions: Have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a disenfranchising felony

ID Requirements: click here

 

Obtaining a Voter Registration Form

Online: Connecticut’s Online Voter Registration System

In person: You can obtain an application at any Registrar of Voters office

By mail/in writing: Voter Registration Application is available in English and Spanish. Complete the form and return it to the Registrar of Voters office.

By fax: Contact your local Registrars of Voters for faxing options.

 

Verifying Your Voter Registration Status

Online: Voter Registration Lookup

Phone: Call your local Registrar of Voters or the Secretary of State at (860) 509-6200 

 

Absentee Ballot Qualifications

Who can vote absentee: You are eligible to vote with an absentee ballot if you are unable to appear at the polling place during the hours of voting for one of the reasons below:

- Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States

- Absence from the town during all of the hours of voting

- Illness

- Religious beliefs 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

 

Other absentee voter qualifications: You must complete a new absentee ballot application for each election, primary, and referendum.

 

Obtaining an Absentee Ballot

In person: You can obtain an application at any Registrar of Voters

By mail: Download and print the Application for Absentee Ballot: (English) and (Spanish). Mail the completed application to your local Town Clerk.

 

An absentee ballot will be mailed to you beginning:

 

-31 days before a general election

-21 days before a primary

-19 days before a referendum

 

If your application is received after the above dates, your ballot will be mailed to you as soon as your application is processed.

 

Military and overseas voting: For more information on military and overseas voting, click here.

For a referendum with less than 3 weeks’ notice: English and Spanish Application

Emergency Voting: For an emergency ballot within 6 days of an election Connecticut emergency absentee ballot application (English) and (Spanish)

 

Submitting an Absentee Ballot

Complete your ballot, carefully following the instructions that are included and return it by mail or in person. Only complete absentee ballots received before the close of polls on the day of the election will be counted.

 

Early Voting

Early voting qualifications: Early voting is not available in Connecticut.

 

Additional Information

Deciding how to vote: https://votesmart.org/

Polling Place: click here

ID Requirements: Connecticut voter identification requirements

Problems with voting: Connecticut/HAVA Voters' Bill of Rights. Connecticut does not have a HAVA complaint form in place. Direct complaints or problems with voting to your local Registrar of Voters

Provisional ballots: Connecticut provisional ballot guidelines and policies

Verifying absentee ballot status: Contact your Registrar of Voter's office

Election 2022 Ballot Measures

Question 1 - Allow for Early Voting Amendment

The amendment would amend the Connecticut Constitution to allow the Connecticut General Assembly to pass laws to provide for early voting in-person. Currently, the state constitution does not allow for early voting.

More Information: Click Here

Your Elected Officials

Joe Biden
Democratic 
President
Kamala Harris
Democratic 
Vice President
Richard Blumenthal
Democratic 
U.S. Senate
District Senior Seat
Chris Murphy
Democratic 
U.S. Senate
District Junior Seat
Joe Courtney
Democratic 
U.S. House
District 2
John Larson
Democratic 
U.S. House
District 1
Ned Lamont
Democratic 
Governor
Susan Bysiewicz
Democratic 
Lieutenant Governor
Jill Barry
Democratic 
State House
District 31
Jason Doucette
Democratic 
State House
District 13
Steve Weir
Republican 
State House
District 55
MD Rahman
Democratic, Working Families 
State Senate
District 4
William Tong
Democratic 
Attorney General
Stephanie Thomas
Democratic, Working Families 
Secretary of State
Charlene Russell-Tucker
 
Commissioner of Education
Sean Scanlon
Democratic, Working Families, Independent Party of Connecticut 
Comptroller
Mark Boughton
No Party Affiliation 
Revenue Commissioner
Erick Russell
Democratic, Working Families 
Treasurer
Erin Benham
 
State Board of Education
Bonnie Burr
 
State Board of Education
Erik Clemons
 
State Board of Education
Karen DuBois-Walton
 
State Board of Education
Elwood Exley
 
State Board of Education
Donald Harris
 
State Board of Education
Estela López
 
State Board of Education
Martha Prou
 
State Board of Education
Awilda Reasco
 
State Board of Education
Malia Sieve
 
State Board of Education
Allan Taylor
 
State Board of Education