NOTICE: In order to practice social distancing and slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), public access to our building, 165 Capitol Avenue, will be restricted. Although in-person interactions will be limited, our office staff will be available via email as normal. For the Business Services Division email CRD@ct.gov and for the Legislative & Elections Administration Division email LEAD@ct.gov. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to return to normal business as soon as the immediate threat to public health has subsided.

Voting Eligibility

Am I eligible to vote?

  • Are you at least 17 and turning 18 before Election Day?
  • Are you a United States citizen living in Connecticut?
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, have you completed confinement and parole? (More details)

If you can answer yes to all three of these questions, you are eligible to register to vote in Connecticut.

What if I moved recently?

  • You will have to update your voter registration to reflect your new address.
  • If you moved to Connecticut from another state, if you moved to a different town within Connecticut, or even if you moved within the same town, your polling location may have changed.
  • Your voter registration should always reflect your current home address.

What if I am a student? If you are a college student living away from home, you may choose to vote in one of two ways:

  • Either complete an absentee ballot for the election in your home town
    OR
  • Register to vote in your college town

What if I am in the military or currently living overseas?

What if I have been convicted of a felony in the past?