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  • Voter Information

  • Make your voice heard.

    Vote for candidates and causes you believe in. Whether it is on the national, state or local level – advocates can make a difference when they vote for candidates who share their views.

    Make sure you are informed.

    Do you know how to register to vote in Connecticut? What if you are away from home on Election Day? (Like at college.) What if you don’t have a driver’s license – what kind of ID do you need?

    What you need to know.

    • How do I register to vote?
    Visit Connecticut’s online voter registration: https://voterregistration.ct.gov

    • What if I can’t be in Connecticut on Election Day?
    If you can’t make it to the polls, you can apply for an application for an absentee ballot at your town’s Office of Registrars.

    • What kind of ID do I need when I go to the polls?
    There are several options for identification and they do not need to be a driver’s license or have a photo.

    • When is the next primary?
    August 8, 2018. Polling hours: 6:00am – 8:00pm

    • When is the next general election?
    November 6, 2018

    • Can I join my local party organization?
    Yes! It’s a great way to learn more about the issues and the candidates. – or to volunteer. Contacting your town’s Democratic or Republican Town Committee.

    Contact your representatives and tell them what you think.

    Democracy depends on voters expressing their views – whether it is in the ballot box, through demonstrations like the March for Life or by communicating directly with your elected representatives. Here is how you can do that:

    • U.S, Senator Richard Blumenthal https://www.blumenthal.senate.gov/contact
    • U.S. Senator Chris Murphy https://www.murphy.senate.gov/contact
    • U.S. Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro https://delauro.house.gov/contact
    • State Senator Ted Kennedy www.senatedems.ct.gov/kennedy-contact
    • State Rep. Vincent Candelora (Guilford) Vincent.Candelora@housegop.ct.gov
    • State Rep. Sean Scanlon (Guilford, Branford) Sean.Scanlon@cga.ct.gov
    • State Rep. Lonnie Reed (Branford) Lonnie.Reed@cga.ct.gov

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  • Is my voter registration on file?

  • Click here to check your voter registration status

  • Do you need to register?

  • In person:
    Persons may register to vote in person any time during the working day at the Town Hall in the Town Clerks Office. You may also register to vote in person in the Branford Registrar of Voters Office on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s at 40 Kirkham Street from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. You must have proof of I.D

    By mail:
    To register by mail, a Mail-In Application may be requested from either office or downloaded and printed here.

    Online:
    You can register to vote online by clicking here

    NOTICE OF SPECIAL VOTER REGISTRATION SESSIONS

    A Mail-In- Application for a new voter must be received by the Registrar of Voters (or postmarked) by October 31, 2017 in order to be eligible.

    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Last Regular voter registration session. Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Applicants must appear in person to register to vote, for this Municipal Election. You must have proof of I.D.

    Monday, November 6, 2017, is the deadline for registering in person with the Registrar of Voters or Town Clerk, for those persons who become 18 years of age, U.S. citizens, or residents of the municipality since October 31, 2017. Hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    PLEASE NOTE: You are not a voter until your completed application is approved and you receive confirmation from the Registrar of Voters Office.

  • Do you know where to vote?

  • Click here for a map of Branford’s voting districts and polling places

  • District One Voter Announcement 8/1/2017
    The First District polling location for all Elections and/or Primaries changed from the Branford Community House to the Branford High School old gym at 185 East Main Street.

  • Will You Need an Absentee Ballot?

  • Click Here to view and print an Absentee Ballot Application Form