Polls open 14 hours Nov. 8

The Bethany, Orange and Woodbridge registrars of voters announce voting information for the presidential election.

Polls will be open 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Voter Registration

There are many ways to register to vote. Residents may register in person at a session listed below. Town clerk’s offices, libraries and other agencies also have forms available.

A new online registration system is available at voterregistration.ct.gov.

Cutoff Date

The deadline for mail-in registration (postmark and online) and in-person is 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1.

After that, the only way to register is on Election Day in all three towns at sites other than the polling places.

The registrars encourage everyone to register before the Nov. 1 cutoff to avoid lines at EDR locations.

Registrars Session

A session to complete the preliminary registry list and accept new voter registrations will be held at the registrars’ office Tuesday, Oct. 4.

Hours in Bethany are noon-2 p.m.; in Orange, 10 a.m.-noon, and in Woodbridge, 1-5 p.m.

On the last day to register before the election, Tuesday, Nov. 1, a voter registration session will be held 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the registrars’ offices in all three towns.

Limited Session

There will be a limited session in all three towns on Monday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m-5 p.m. It is only for people who have reached the age, citizenship or residency after the Nov. 1 deadline.

Absentee Ballots

Applications for absentee ballots should be made through the town clerk’s office in each town. Voters may also download an application from the secretary of the state’s website: sots.ct.gov.

Ballots will be available starting Oct. 7.

The town clerks’ offices are open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday in Woodbridge and Orange. Bethany’s hours are 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays.


Those interested in working at the polls on Election Day, or who have questions, can contact the registrars in their towns.

• Bethany: 203-393-2100, ext. 121, Town Hall, 40 Peck Road.

• Orange: 203-891-4715, 4716, Town Hall, 617 Orange Center Road.

• Woodbridge: 203-389-3408, 3409, Town Hall, 11 Meetinghouse Lane.

For more information, see each town’s website.