Registrars of Voters

The office of the Registrar of Voters is governed by the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut. The Office is administered jointly by a Democratic and a Republican Registrar. The Registrars are responsible for maintaining up-to-date records of eligible voters, supervising elections, primaries and referendums, voting machine and polling place preparation, poll worker hiring and training, a yearly canvas of registered voters, special voter registration sessions, and other duties as required by Connecticut Election Law as governed by the Election Division of the Secretary of the State.

Register to Vote in Connecticut

To register to vote in Connecticut you must:

  • Be a United States citizen
  • Be a resident of a Connecticut town
  • Be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 on or before election day); 17-year-olds, who will turn 18 on or before election day, may participate in general primary
  • Have completed confinement if previously convicted of a disenfranchising felony

If You Move

You must fill out a new voter registration card if you have moved to a new town or a new address within town.  If you have a valid Connecticut Drivers License click here to register on-line.

Registration Deadlines for New Voters


Your application must be submitted by the 5th day before a primary (or received by your Registrar of Voters or a voter registration agency by the 5th day before a primary). You may apply in person to your town clerk or registrar until noon on the last business day before a primary.


Your application must be submitted or received by a voter registration agency by the 7th day before an election (or you may register in person with your Registrar of Voters by the 7th day before an election)

Election Day Registration

You may register to vote and vote on election day in the Registrars of Voters office from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM on Election Day if you reside in Bozrah and are not a registered voter in Bozrah.