Registrars of Voters

  • Democratic Registrar: Santa I. Ayala (Sandi)
  • Democratic Deputy: Patricia A. Howard
  • Republican Registrar: Linda A. Grace
  • Republican Deputy: Francisco R. Borres

To register voters; maintain voting and party enrollment lists'; administer all elections, primaries; referenda; and absentee ballot central counting. Selection and training of election officials; voting machine mechanics; purchase and maintenance of voting equipment and accessories; redistricting of district boundaries; selection of polling locations and respond to inquiries from all persons and agencies.

REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS:

  1. U.S. Citizen, 18 yrs of age and a bona-fide city resident.
  2. Pre-Registration of 17 year olds become eligible to vote on their 18th birthday.
  3. If previously convicted of a felony, have completed sentence and had rights restored by Registrars.
  4. Register in Registrars Office from 9:15AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday. Some form of identification must be presented.
  5. Registration by mail applications are available by calling the Registrars Office.

PRIMARY:

VOTER REGISTRATION -PRIMARY (September 16, 2015) 

Mail-in applications must be postmarked by the fifth day before a primary. You may apply in person at the Registrars Office until 12 noon on the last business day before the primary.

ELECTION: Your application must be postmarked or received by a voter registration agency by the fourteenth day before an election (or you may register the person with your registrar by the seventh day before an election ).

PARTY AFILLIATION: You do not need to register with a political party. However, you must be a member of a political party in order to vote in that party’s primary.

ABSENTEE BALLOT QUALIFACATION:

Who can vote absentee: you are eligible to vote with an absentee ballot if you are unable to appear at the polling place during the hours of voting for one of the following reasons below:

  1. Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States
  2. Absence from town during all of the hours of voting
  3. Illness
  4. Religious tenets forbid secular activity, on the day of the election, primary or referendum.
  5. Duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than my own during all of the hours of voting
  6. Physical disability

Requests for Absentee Ballots are processed by Alma Maya, Town Clerk. Call (203) 576-7208 to have an application mailed to you.

 

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Contact Information

City Hall Annex, 1st Floor
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 

Phone: (203) 576-7281
Fax: (203) 332-5629