Democrat and Republican Primaries
Who is eligible to vote in a primary? Only registered and pre-registered voters, enrolled in the political party holding the primary, are eligible to vote in their party’s primary.
Voter Registration Deadline is August 9 for mail-in and online voter registrations and party enrollments for new voters and party enrollment for unaffiliated voters. August 13, noon is the in-person deadline for new voter registrations, for unaffiliated electors to enroll in a political party and for party enrollment from qualified applicants.
Voter registration and political party enrollment may be done online at voterregistration.ct.gov or by mail or in-person at the Town Hall. The Registrars of Voters’ office will be open on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the Town Clerk’s office will be open Monday thru Thursday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. If you have questions please call 860-668-3850 or 860-668-3880
You may check for your political party affiliation by using the Voter Registration Lookup Tool or by calling the Registrar of Voters.
Note that there is a three-month waiting period, when switching from one political party to another, before attaining voting privileges in the new political party.