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Elections

Updated Presidential Preference Primary Calendar Dates Due to Governor Lamont Order of Changing Primary to August 11, 2020

July 6, 2020 - Monday 12:00 noon

 Deadline for withdrawal of candidates placed on ballot by Secretary of the State. Withdrawal must be by letter signed by candidate, received by Secretary of the State by 12:00 noon this date.


July 7, 2020 - Tuesday

Secretary of the State determines order of candidates on ballot by lot in public ceremony ("Uncommitted" is listed last), and sends notice of primary to town clerks.


July 21, 2020 - Tuesday

Absentee ballots become available.


July 28, 2020 - Tuesday

Deadline for state party chairmen to certify to Secretary of the State: the number of national convention delegates from Connecticut; the formula, if any, prescribed by national party rules for apportioning delegates among candidates based on the primary vote; or, if applicable, the fact that such party rules provide "winner takes all".


July 28, 2020 - Tuesday

Mandatory enrollment session for primary - all towns.


August 6, 2020 - Thursday

Deadline for new voters, and for unaffiliated voters, to enroll in a party for voting in its primary. For new voters, mail-in applications must be postmarked, or received by Registrar of Voters or voter registration agency, by this date. For unaffiliated voters, the mail-in application must be received (not merely postmarked) by the Registrar of Voters by this deadline. (See exception below for in-person enrollment.)


August 10, 2020 - Monday 12:00 noon

In-person enrollment deadline, for new voters and unaffiliated voters enrolling in a party in-person at Town Hall, for voting in primary.


August 11, 2020 - Tuesday

Presidential Preference Primary. Polls open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.


The Elections office supervises all elections, primaries, and referenda, and maintains accurate records of names and addresses of all voters in the Town of Wethersfield. They maintain records of enrollments in political parties, and adhere to and enforce all laws that pertain to elections, registering voters, and keeping records. The office recruits and trains approximately 110 poll workers for every election, primary and referendum in the town and is responsible for recruiting and training voting machine mechanics and for the working order of the voting machines.

POLLING LOCATIONS

DISTRICT 1
544 PROSPECT STREET
INCARNATION CHURCH HALL
DISTRICT 2
200 MAIN STREET
KEENEY CULTURAL CENTER
DISTRICT 3
150 PROSPECT STREET
UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
DISTRICT 4
51 WILLOW STREET
WEBB ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
DISTRICT 5
461 WELLS ROAD
EMERSON-WILLIAMS SCHOOL
DISTRICT 6
30 GREENFIELD STREET
PITKIN COMMUNITY CENTER


Registration Requirements

To become an elector, an applicant must be 18 years old by Election Day, a U.S. citizen and resident of Wethersfield. You can register in person Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Elections Department or online (see link below). Before elections, evening and Saturday registration sessions are also held. Registration can be done by mail. Registration cards are available at the Town Clerk's office, the Library and the DMV.

PARTY CHANGES, NAME CHANGES, AND/OR MOVES
VOTER REGISTRATION CARD
VOTER ID REQUIREMENTS
AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE and WHERE DO I VOTE


Absentee Ballot Information

ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS & related info on Secretary of the State's web site.

If you don't have access to a printer the Town Clerk can mail you an application,  Please call 860-721-2800 for information.

ALL ABSENTEE BALLOT APPLICATIONS AND BALLOTS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE TOWN CLERK'S OFFICE


WORK AT THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY

HAVE YOU EVER THOUGHT “I WANT TO SPEND MORE TIME AT THE POLLS ON ELECTION DAY?” HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHAT THOSE PEOPLE DO AT THE POLLS
AND HOW THEY GOT THOSE JOBS?

WANT AN INNOVATIVE WORK SCHEDULE WITH
PLENTY OF TIME OFF (364 DAYS)
AND ONE REALLY LONG DAY ON (ELECTION DAY)

WANT TO REPRESENT YOUR COMMUNITY BY ASSISTING
VOTERS ON ELECTION DAY?

WANT TO FACILITATE THE DEMOCRATIC PROCESS IN WETHERSFIELD?

IF YOU SAID “YES” TO ANY OF THESE QUESTIONS
AN EXCITING, FASCINATING CAREER
IN THE FAST-PACED WORLD OF ELECTIONS COULD BE FOR YOU!

POLLWORKER JOB DETAILS
POLLWORKER APPLICATION

CONTACT INFORMATION

 

TOWN REGISTRARS:

Carol Hurley, Registrar

Diane McAdams, Deputy

Camille Mogelnicki, Registrar

Maria Susanin, Deputy Registrar

TOWN COMMITTEE CHAIRS:

Rich Roberts, Republican Chair
Paul Montinieri, Democratic Chair

 

FACEBOOK PAGE

 

CHECK TO SEE IF YOU'RE REGISTERED

AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?

WHERE DO I VOTE?

VOTING INFORMATION PROJECT

STATE REPRESENTATIVES & STATE SENATORS 

FIND MY LEGISLATOR

TEXT VOTE TO 468683 FOR INFORMATION

 

OFFICE INFORMATION

address:

505 Silas Deane Highway, 1st floor

phone:

860-721-2819
860-721-2820

hours:

School Year Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday: 9am - 3pm

School Year Hours

Summer Hours:

Tuesday-Thursday: 8am - 2pm

School Year Hours