About Registrar of Voters

The Registrar’s Office records and processes all voter registration records for the City of Shelton. We organize staff and direct 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 keep voting records

While elections and registration for elections are handled locally, the Registrars’ Office operates under laws of all

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

Registrar of Voters Office Hours at 54 Grove Street:

Click any of the following links:

Find your voting location

Online registration or change your voter information

Mail In or In Person Voter Registration Form

Absentee Ballot

Ward Boundaries – Municipal Elections

Voting Districts – Federal & State Elections

To Register to Vote in Connecticut you must:

  • 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

Three ways to register to Vote:

  1. Online
  2. By Mail
  3. In Person
  4. Same Day

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

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 please contact the Registrar of Voters. Please click the following link:

Online registration or change your voter information

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

Voter Registration forms

In-Person Registration or change your party affiliation.

Anytime during normal office hours (see below) or at 3 Special Voter Registration Sessions to be held at 54 Grove Street on the following dates:

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Time: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

Monday, November 7, 2016, a limited voter registration session will be held 9:00AM -5:00PM. (See below Limited Registration information)

All voter mail-in applications must be postmarked, or received by the Registrar of Voters or Voter Registration Agency, by November 1, 2016.

Registrar of Voters Office Hours at 54 Grove Street:

  • Monday – Friday 7:30 to 3:30 PM through Monday October 31(closed Monday October 10, 2016 Columbus Day)
  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016 9:00 to 8:00PM
  • Monday, November 7, 2016, a limited voter registration session will be held 9:00AM – 5:00PM.
  • LIMITED REGISTRATION SESSION THE LAST WEEKDAY BEFORE ELECTION.

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 November 1st. Hours 9:00AM – 5:00PM. (CT Statute 9-17)

Election Day November 8, 2016, 6:00AM – 8:00PM.

EDR – Election Day Registration:

Location:
Richard O. Belden Cultural Center (formerly Lafayette School)
54 Grove Street, 2nd Floor

Individuals may register and vote in person on Election Day if they meet the eligibility requirements for voting in this state and are (1) not already and elector or (2) registered in one municipality but want to change their registration because they currently reside in another municipality. 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)

Location:

City Hall
2nd Floor Richard O. Belden Cultural Center
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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