NOTICE: We are moving to 165 Capitol Avenue, first floor, effective Monday January 27th. The office will close at noon on Friday January 24th and limited service disruptions should be expected beginning on Wednesday January 22nd. There will be no expedited service on January 23, 24, and 27. The public service area will be closed on Friday, January 24, 2020. Expedited service will resume Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

Candidate Ballot Access

What qualifications do I need to meet to run for office in Connecticut?

How do I get on the ballot?

  • Consult with local party officials in order to determine how to qualify for nomination by an established political party.
  • Learn how to petition your way onto the ballot.
  • Learn how to become a write-in candidate for office.