Registrar of Voters
PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARIES
THE PRESIDENTIAL PREFERENCE PRIMARIES
The Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, from 6 AM until 8 PM at Fields Memorial School. Only registered Democrats and Republicans are eligible to vote.
The deadline for changing parties in order to vote in the primary has passed.
Applications for absentee ballots have been mailed to all registered Democratic and Republican voters. If you would like to vote by absentee ballot you must return the absentee ballot application to the Town Clerk and she will send you a ballot. You may then fill out the ballot and return it to Town Hall in person or by mail in the postage-paid envelope which came with the application before August 11.
If you choose to vote in person at the school you are asked to follow CDC guidelines by wearing a face mask.
IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE REGISTRARS OF VOTERS AT:
OR 860-889-2689, EXT. 209
How to Register to Vote, Change Address, or any information:
You may pick up a Voter Registration Card from the Registrars of Voters of the Town Clerk office or in any town in Connecticut.
Fill out the Voter Registration Card and BRING to the Bozrah Town Hall.
Fill out Voter Registration Card and MAIL to the Bozrah Town Hall, 1 River Road, Bozrah, CT 06334.
Go ONLINE to www.ct.gov, under Elections and Voting, click Voter information, then Register to Vote Online and follow instructions.
(You must have a valid Driver’s License to register online.)
Barbara MacFadyen & Susan Ververis
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.
Scheduled office hours are Thursday 10AM – noon in Room 204 of the Bozrah Town Hall.
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 and parole if previously convicted of a disenfranchising felony
REGISTRATION DEADLINES FOR NEW VOTERS :
The deadline has passed for a voter to transfer from one party to another and be eligible to vote in the presidential preference primary of the new party.
PRIMARY: 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 12:00 noon on the last business day before a primary.
ELECTION: 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)