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10/26/2017

DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE IS TUESDAY OCTOBER 31ST

Municipal Elections set for Tuesday November 7

HartfordSecretary of the State Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut’s chief elections official, today reminded potential voters that the deadline to register to vote in time for this year’s municipal election is Tuesday October 31st.

Potential voters who are eligible to vote can register online up until 11:59pm on October 31st, can hand deliver their applications to their local registrars by 8:00pm on October 31st, or can mail-in applications so that they are postmarked by October 31st.

Registrars of voters across the state will be in their offices on Tuesday October 31st from 9:00am to 8:00pm. Potential voters can also register on Election Day in their towns, please contact the local registrars of voters for details (Election Day Registration voters must be registered by 8:00pm on Election Day).

“Municipal elections are an opportunity for voters to choose the elected officials who will have the biggest impact on their everyday life,” said Secretary Merrill. “If you want to have a say in the future of your town, get out and vote and make your voice heard!”

Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday November 7, 2017 for municipal elections in the majority of Connecticut cities and towns. Secretary Merrill encourages voters to register online at myvote.ct.gov/register, and to see if they are registered to vote and look up where their polling place is located at myvote.ct.gov/lookup.

 

 

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