Absentee Ballots for November 7, 2017 Municipal Election
Electors can vote in person by Absentee Ballots at the Town Clerk’s Office beginning on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Ballots for applications which have already been received will be mailed on Friday, October 6, 2017.
Registered Voters can vote by absentee ballot if they are unable to appear at the required polling place during the hours of voting of the election for any of the following reasons: active service in the armed forces; absence from the town during all hours of voting; illness; physical disability; religious tenets; or duties as a primary official at a polling place other than their own during all hours of voting.
An application must first be completed, and then the ballot can be issued to the applicant in person or mailed to the address indicated to on the application. A ballot cannot be issued in person to anyone other than the applicant.
Applications for Absentee Ballots may be picked up at the Town Clerk’s Office Monday-Wednesday from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.., may be mailed upon request, or can be downloaded by clicking here.
Military or Overseas Voters may register to vote and/or apply for an absentee ballot by completing aFederal Post Card Application (FPCA).
Complete application, date, sign and return in person at Town Hall, 100 Hill Road, Redding or by mail to: Town Clerk, P.O. Box 1028, Redding, CT 06875.
College Students – if you are going away to school and will not be in town on election day, complete your application for absentee ballot as soon as possible and deliver to the Town Clerk’s Office. Your ballot can then be mailed to you at school as soon as they are available (on or about October 6, 2017).
To check your voter registration status or to register to vote online, click here.