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2016 Voting Information

Voter Eligibility in Connecticut

In order to register to vote in Connecticut, you must be:

  • A United States citizen.
  • A resident of Connecticut.
  • At least 17 years old to register and 18 years old on or before Election Day.

NOTE: If you have a felony conviction, you CANNOT vote if you are imprisoned or on parole.

2016 Dates to Remember

Important Dates for 2016 Election

Connecticut Republican and Democratic Primaries: Tuesday April 26, 2016

Republican National Convention: July 18-21, 2016 in Cleveland, OH

Democratic National Convention: July 25-28, 2016 in Philadelphia, PA

Election Day: Tuesday November 8, 2016

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Deadlines to Register to Vote in CT

The deadline to register to vote in CT depends on the election type. Your registration must be delivered or postmarked by the following deadlines:


  • 5th day before the primary if registering online or postmarked if by mail.
  • By 12 p.m. the last business day before the primary, if registering in person.


  • The 7th day before the election if registering online or by mail.
  • By the 7th day before the election date if registering in person.

Candidates for President

     The Democrats       


Hillary Clinton




    The Republicans     


Donald Trump