Connecticut Voting Guide
Find answers to your questions about voting in the next Connecticut election in FindLaw's Connecticut Voter Guide. On this page, you will find information about voter eligibility, the voter registration process and deadlines, what you will need to bring to the polls for identification, absentee voting, and special accommodations for voters with disabilities.
In FindLaw's Connecticut Voter Guide, you will find information regarding your eligibility to vote, how to register to vote, registration deadlines, absentee and in-person voting information, special accommodations available for voters, and what you can do if you see illegal activity occurring at the polls.
Am I eligible to vote in Connecticut?
To vote in Connecticut, you must be:
- A U.S. citizen and a resident of Connecticut
- At least 18 years of age before Election Day
- Registered to vote, which you can do on or before Election Day
You are not eligible to vote if you committed a felony in the past AND are in a correctional facility or on parole (or on probation if you were found guilty of violating Connecticut election laws). If you have completed your sentence and your parole, and have paid all fines associated with your conviction, you can register to vote.
You are eligible to vote if you have mental or developmental disabilities unless a probate court judge has specifically ruled that you are incompetent to exercise your right to vote.
How to Register in Connecticut
There are several ways to register to vote in Connecticut. This includes registering:
At the DMV
If you have a Connecticut drivers' license, you are automatically registered to vote by the DMV.
Connecticut Voting Resources
Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.
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Protect Your Voting Rights
Contact a qualified attorney if you suspect your rights have been violated.