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REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE

November 7, 2017 Election

Poll hours 6 AM to 8 PM.

Find your voting location

To view your November 7, 2017 ballot, click your voting location

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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 and elections. The office 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.

For detailed information about the election procedures , click here for The Connecticut General Statutes, or click here for the Secretary of the State Elections Division.

USEFUL LINKS & FORMS

Find your voting location

Online registration or change your voter information

Mail In or In Person Voter Registration Form

Absentee Ballot Application

Ward Boundaries – Municipal Elections

Voting Districts – Federal & State Elections

NOTE: If you have moved to Shelton or changed addresses within Shelton, you must re-register using the information below.

 

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:

  1. Online
  2. By Mail
  3. In Person
  4. Election Day Registration (except primaries)

1. Online

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.

Online registration or change your voter information

2. By Mail

To download Voter Registration Forms and other Election Forms to print and mail click the following link:

Voter Registration forms

All voter mail-in applications must be postmarked, or received by the Registrar of Voters or Voter Registration Agency, by October 31, 2017.

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 31, 2017, 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Monday, November 6, 2017, 9:00AM to 5:00 PM, for a limited voter registration session

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 October 31, 2017. Hours 9:00AM – 8:00PM.(CT Statute 9-17)

  •  Election Day November 7, 2017, 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 9-19j)

PRIMARY INFORMATION

In order to vote in a primary election, you must be affiliated with a party.

 In order to change from one party to another, you must change party affiliation 90 days prior to a primary date. The Secretary of State Office has set September 12, 2017 as primary day.   Therefore, the last day to change party affiliation is June 12, 2017.

 Note: A number of different factors constitute having a primary.   If these are not met, no primary will occur.

 

REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE HOURS AT 54 GROVE STREET

  • Monday – Friday 7:30 AM to 3:30 PM through Friday, November 3, 2017
  • Tuesday, October 31, 2017, 9:00AM to 8:00PM
  • Monday, November 6, 2017, 9:00AM – 5:00 PM, for a limited voter registration session.
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017, 9:00 AM to 8:00PM (ELECTION DAY)

 

 

Location:

Richard O. Belden Cultural Center
2nd Floor
54 Grove Street
Shelton CT 06484

Telephone:

203-924-2533, Option 1

Fax:

203-924-1905

Registrars:

Peter Pavone, Ext. 306 (R)
John “Jack” Finn, Ext. 305 (D)

Administrative Staff:

Marilynn Forbes, Ext. 307
Bob Lally, Ext. 320

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