Election Rules

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline: April 23 by-mail, April 27 in-person

Primary Election Date: April 28

General Election Deadline Voter Registration Deadline: October 29 by-mail, November 2 in-person

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 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

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