Connecticut

54% of 18-29 year olds voted in Connecticut in 2020*

*Source CIRCLE - Youth Voting and Civic Engagement in America

Connecticut allows same-day in person voter registration, meaning that you are able to register to vote in-person at a voter service and polling center up until Election Day, November 8, 2022.

Check Registration Status

Check your Connecticut voter registration status here.

 

Eligibility

In order to register to vote, you must be a US Citizen, living in Connecticut, and at least 17 years old (turning 18 years old by Election Day).

  • In order to register to vote, you must be done with confinement/parole (if voting rights have been restored after a felony conviction). See more information about felon voting rights here.
  • College students have a choice of whether they want to vote in Connecticut or vote in their home state. You may only be registered and vote at one location.

Deadline

The deadline to register to vote in Connecticut for the General Election is November 1, 2022 (If registering by mail, the application must be received by this date). Same-day voter registration is allowed.

 

Voter Registration Process

There are three methods of voter registration in Connecticut: online, mail in a printable application, or in-person.

  • Connecticut automatically registers eligible individuals to vote through the Department of Motor Vehicles.
  • Further voter registration for Connecticut can be found here.

This page was last updated on July 13, 2022.

Questions? Contact us here.

Connecticut offers in-person and absentee voting in the 2022 general election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Connecticut, you must have a reason to be eligible to vote by mail. Eligible reasons to apply for an absentee ballot can be found here. Click here to access Connecticut’s absentee voting application.

  • The deadline to request an absentee by-mail ballot is the day prior to Election Day (November 7, 2022), but it is recommended to do so 7 days before (November 1, 2022).
  • If returned in-person, ballots are due the end of the business day the day before the election (November 7, 2022). If returned by mail, ballots must be received by 8pm on Election Day.
  • After applying to vote absentee, an absentee ballot will be mailed 31 days before the 2022 general election.
  • Further absentee/by-mail voting information for Connecticut is listed here.

Early Voting

Connecticut does not offer early voting.

 

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place here.

 

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 6am-8pm

  • Bring a valid form of non-photo or photo ID if you vote in-person at the polls. Valid forms of ID can be found here.
  • Further Connecticut voting information is listed here.

This page was last updated on July 13, 2022.

Questions? Contact us here.