Absentee ballots available for Nov. 8 election

Voters may apply at Town Clerk's office prior to presidential election

Absentee ballots for the Nov. 8 election are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office in the Old Town Hall, 611 Old Post Road.

Vote_with_checkA registered voter may be qualified to use an absentee ballot for any of the following reasons:

  • the voter will be out of town during all the hours of voting
  • their illness or disability prevents them from voting in person
  • religious tenets prohibit secular activity on the day of election

Absentee voting is a two-step process. An application for a ballot must be signed and filed with the Town Clerk before a ballot can be issued.

Applications are available at the Town Clerk’s Office Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Voters may also call 203-256-3090.  Applications can also be downloaded and sent to the Town Clerk at 611 Old Post Road, Fairfield 06824.

The Town Clerk’s Office will be open on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 9 a.m. to noon for absentee balloting.

In addition to voting for president on Nov. 8, voters in Fairfield will choose a congressman in the race between incumbent Democrat Jim Himes and Republican John Shaban; a U.S. Senator in the race between Democratic incumbent Richard Blumenthal and Republican Dan Carter; and state representatives and state senators in all districts.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Visit fairfieldct.org/absenteevoting for more information on absentee voting and fairfieldct.org/electionday for election-related information and deadlines. To check your voter registration status or register to vote, you can contact the Registrars of Voters at 203-256-3115 or visit http://govote.ct.gov/.

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