Registrar of Voters Office
REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE
November 6, 2018 Election
Poll hours 6 AM to 8 PM.
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About Registrar of Voters
The Registrar’s Office records and processes all voter registration applications for the City of Shelton. The office organizes staff and directs the entire election process for all referendums, primaries, elections and also conducts voter registration sessions throughout the year and performs a yearly canvass of Shelton voters to maintain voting records.
While elections and registration for elections are handled locally, the Registrars’ Office operates under the laws of Connecticut.
USEFUL LINKS & FORMS
Absentee Ballot Application (Please return applications to the Shelton Town Clerk at 54 Hill Street, Shelton, CT 06484)
REQUIREMENTS TO REGISTER TO VOTE
- be a United States citizen
- be a Resident of Shelton
- be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 before election day)
- have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony
HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE
There are four ways to register to vote:
- By Mail
- In Person
- Election Day Registration (except primaries)
To use the online voter registration system you must have a valid driver’s license, learner’s permit or non-driver photo identification card issued by the CT Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and a signature on file with DMV.
You may use this system to: (1) register to vote in Connecticut, (2) change your name and/or address on your current registration record, or (3) enroll in a political party or change party enrollment (changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months). Use this form to change your address if you move within Shelton. If you have questions, contact the Registrar of Voters Office at (203) 924-2533, Option 1.
2. By Mail
To download Voter Registration Forms and other Election Forms to print and mail click the following link:
All voter mail-in applications must be postmarked, or received by the Registrar of Voters or Voter Registration Agency, by October 30,2018 at 8:00PM.
3. In Person
You can come in person to: (1) register to vote in Connecticut, (2) change your name and/or address on your current registration record, or (3) enroll in a political party or change party enrollment (changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months). Use this form to change your address if you move within Shelton.
Registration can be done anytime during normal office hours (see below) or at the three Special Voter Registration Sessions to be held at 54 Grove Street on the following dates:
- Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 9:00AM to 8:00PM
- Monday, November 5, 2018, for a limited in person voter registration session, to admit those seeking to vote in election whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since October 30, 2018. Hours 9:00AM – 5:00PM. (CT Statute 9-17)
Session of Registrars of Voters of ALL towns to admit those seeking to vote in election whose qualification as to age, citizenship or residence was attained since July 31, 2018. Hours 9:00AM – 12:00PM.(CT Statute 9-17)
- Election Day November 6, 2018, 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM
4. Election Day Registration
If you are unable to register prior to the registration deadlines for new voters at an election, you may be able to register and vote on election day at the designated location in your town. To do this, you must meet the eligibility requirements for voting in this state. By law, a person is eligible to register and vote if they are: (1) a U.S citizen, (2) age 18 or older, and (3) a bona fide resident of the municipality in which they apply for admission as an elector. (CT Statute 9-19)
Note: A number of different factors constitute having a primary. If these are not met, no primary will occur.
Richard O. Belden Cultural Center
54 Grove Street
Shelton CT 06484
203-924-2533, Option 1
Peter Pavone, Ext. 306 (R)
Janet Sabovik, Ext. 305 (D)
Marilynn Forbes, Ext. 307
Bob Lally, Ext. 320