21% of 18-29 year olds voted in Connecticut in 2022*

*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 5, 2024.

Check Registration Status

Check your Connecticut voter registration status here.



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.


The deadline to register to vote in Connecticut for the General Election is October 29, 2024 (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 15, 2024.

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Connecticut offers by-mail, in-person early voting, and in-person on Election Day voting in the 2024 General Election.

Vote-By-Mail Practices

In Connecticut, registered voters must meet certain criteria to be eligible to vote by mail. Valid reasons to vote-by-mail 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 4, 2024), but it is recommended to do so 7 days before (October 29, 2024).
  • If returned in-person, ballots are due the end of the business day the day before the election (November 5, 2024). 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 2024 general election.
  • Further absentee/by-mail voting information for Connecticut is listed here.

In-Person Early Voting Practices

Connecticut offers in-person early voting to all registered Connecticut voters. Find information on in-person early voting here.

  • Early in-person absentee voting begins 14 days prior (October 21, 2024) and continues through the day before election day (November 3, 2024). Early voting takes place between 10 am and 6 pm on every day other than October 29 and 31, when it takes place between 8 am and 8 pm.
  • Every city/town will have at least 1 early voting location. Find your early and absentee in-person voting locations here.
  • Connecticut residents may register to vote during the early voting period at early voting locations.

Election Day Practices

On Election Day, the polls are open 6 am-8 pm. You can find more information about voting on Election Day in Connecticut here.

  • Voters must present a valid form of non-photo or photo ID. Valid forms of ID can be found here.

Poll Finder

Locate your polling place to vote in-person on Election Day here.


This page was last updated on July 17, 2024.

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