Upcoming Elections

Connecticut does not have any statewide elections in 2021.

Election Rules

Voter Registration Deadline: 7 days before Election Day online or by mail, same day registration is available on Election Day if voting-in person

Connecticut does not have early voting, if you want to vote prior to election day, request an absentee vote by mail ballot here. There will be an amendment to the state constitution to establish early voting on the ballot in the November 2022 elections.

Connecticut’s Address Confidentiality Program protects crime victims from having their address show up on voter registration rolls. Learn more here.

Restoration of Voting Rights After Felony Convictions: The right to vote is automatically restored for felons after the completion of their parole or probation.

ID Requirements for Voting: ID is requested, non-photo is acceptable. If no ID is presented, a voter can sign an affidavit affirming their identity

Absentee Voting: An excuse is required to obtain an absentee ballot. Completed ballots must be received or placed in a dropbox before the close of polls on Election Day. View the list of valid excuses and download the application for an absentee ballot here. There will be an amendment to the state constitution to establish no-excuse absentee voting on the ballot in the November 2022 elections.

Gender Gaps in Representation

Connecticut ranks 16th in the country for women’s representation in State Legislatures.

Connecticut Congressional Delegation

Connecticut State Legislature

Voter Turnout

Connecticut had higher voter turnout for both men and women than the United States overall in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size