UPDATE: Effective Tuesday, May 26, 2020, City Hall offices will be open 8 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Monday - Friday, by appointment only until further notice. Departments may be accessed by calling (203) 924-1555, then provide the department extension to leave a voicemail message. To email a City department, please visit www.cityofshelton.org to access the department's home page which will allow you to send an email. The Community Center, Senior Center, Libraries, Registrar of Voters' Office and the Youth Service Bureau remain closed to the public. The Animal Shelter is taking reports by phone for routine issues. The City Yard and the Transfer Station remain open during regular hours. Trash and Recycling pickup will continue as scheduled. For the latest information, resources and guidance related to Corona Virus, COVID-19, visit ct.gov/coronavirus. For additional information, please view the news article box below.

REGISTRAR OF VOTERS OFFICE

Democratic/Republican Presidential Preference Primary

August 11, 2020

Poll hours 6 AM to 8 PM.

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Registrar of Voters’ Office Hours – 54 Grove Street, Shelton
Beginning July 13,2020 Monday – Wednesday 8:00 – 3:30 PM

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.

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   (Please return applications to the Shelton Town Clerk at 54 Hill Street, Shelton, CT 06484)

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 (blue link below) 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.

Use the link below 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 Use the link below to change your address if you move within Shelton. If you have questions, contact the Registrar of Voters Office at (203) 924-2533.

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 August 6,2020.

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).

Registration can be done anytime during normal office hours or at the Special Voter Registration Sessions to be held at 54 Grove Street on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, July 28,2020 9:00AM to 7:00PM
  • August 6, 2020 Thursday Deadline for new voters, and for unaffiliated voters, to enroll in a party for voting in it’s primary.  For new voters, Mail-in applications must be post marked, or received by the Registrar of Voters, or voter registration agency, by this date.  For unaffiliated voters, the mail-in application must be received (not merely postmarked) by the registrar of voters by this deadline.  (See exception below for in-person enrollment)
  • Monday August 10, 2020 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 July 28,2020 Hours 9:00AM – 5:00PM. (CT Statute 9-17)

 

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)
Janet Sabovik, Ext. 305 (D)

Administrative Staff:

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

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