Absentee ballots now available for Nov. 8 election

Town Clerk Betsy Browne reminds Fairfield’s voters that absentee ballots for the Nov. 8, 2016 election are now available in the Town Clerk’s Office. A 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, from 8:30-4:30 or 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-noon for absentee balloting.

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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