State Primary Election: August 11
General Election Deadline Voter Registration Deadline: October 29 by-mail, November 2 in-person
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: Mail-in ballot applications will automatically be sent to all registered voters for the August 11th statewide primary, and the November 3rd General Election. Mail-in eligibility is extended to all voters for the August 11th elections if there is no widely available vaccine for COVID-19 at the time of request. An excuse is required to obtain an absentee ballot. Completed ballots must be received before the close of polls on Election Day. View the list of valid excuses and download the application for an absentee ballot here.
Gender Gaps in Representation
Connecticut ranks 16th in the country for women’s representation in State Legislatures.
Connecticut Congressional Delegation
Connecticut State Legislature
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