Tuesdays 9:00am – 1:00pm
Additional office hours will be held during the year as mandated by state election laws.
20 Center Street
P.O. Box 1853
East Granby, CT 06026
20 Center Street
East Granby, CT 06026
Registrar of Voters is an elected position governed by Connecticut General Statutes. Some of the duties include: registering eligible citizens to vote, maintaining voter lists, and administering all elections, primaries and referenda in an accurate and impartial manner. The Registrars are also responsible for hiring and training official poll workers, maintaining voting equipment and conducting an annual canvass of electors to determine changes of residence.
Are you registered to vote?
Use the voter lookup tool to check if you are already registered, your party affiliation (if any), and polling place.
Are you eligible to Vote?
To register to vote in Connecticut you must:
- Be a United States citizen;
- Be a resident of a Connecticut town;
- Be at least 17 years old and turning 18 on or before election day (NOTE: 17 year olds who will turn 18 on or before election day may participate in general primary); and
- Have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a disenfranchising felony
How to Register to Vote
- Register Online here using the Secretary of the State’s Online Voter Registration System. You may use this system to:
- Register to vote in Connecticut.
- Change your name and/or address on your current voter registration record. If you move, you must re-register to vote in your new town of residence. You may also use this form to change your address if you move within your current town.
- Enroll in a political party or change party enrollment. Changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months.
- To register by mail, print the Voter Registration Form available here and mail to:
Registrar of Voters
PO Box 1858
East Granby CT 06026
- Register in person or pick up a Voter Registration form at the Registrar of Voters’ office in the Community Center or the Town Clerk’s office in the Town Hall during their regular business hours.
- Voter registration applications are also available at the following locations:
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Public Libraries
- Post Offices
- Public Assistance Offices
- Military Recruitment Centers
Registration deadlines for new voters
Primary: Your application must be submitted by the 5th day before a primary (or received by your Registrar of Voters or a voter registration agency by the 5th day before a primary). You may apply in person to the Registrars or Town Clerk until 12:00 noon on the last business day before a primary.
Election: Your application must be submitted or received by a voter registration agency by the 7th day before an election (or you may register in person with the Registrar of Voters by the 7th day before an election).
NOTE: A voter who changes from one party to another acquires party privileges three months after filing a voter registration application with the Registrar of Voters.
PAID VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Please contact the Registrars’ office via email at email@example.com or call 860-653-0097 if you are interested in volunteering as a poll worker for an election, primary or referenda. Phone messages are returned Tuesdays during regular business hours.
January 28, 2020: Deadline for enrolled party members to transfer enrollment from one party to another for voting in their “new” party’s Presidential Preference Primary.
UPDATE: Presidential Preference Primary moved to August 11, 2020, per Governor Lamont executive order.
November 3, 2020 (6:00 AM – 8:00 PM): Election
Check back here for election, primary and referenda updates throughout the year.
Absentee Ballots are handled by the Town Clerk’s office. Information is available here under the Elections tab. Registrars do not issue Absentee Ballots.
ADDITIONAL ELECTION AND VOTING INFORMATION
Visit the Secretary of the State’s Elections and Voting page here for additional information.