The Annual Town of Bethel Referendum (vote) on the school and town budgets is Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
Polling centers are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
All Voter Registration must be completed before Monday, April 19th at noon in order to vote in the Budget Referendum to be held on Tuesday April 20, 2021. U.S. Citizens who are residents of Bethel and hold a CT DMV driver’s licenses, learner’s permit or DMV ID may register online at www.govote.ct.gov This link can also be used to check on your voter registration status and to confirm where you vote. Anyone who has used Online Voter Registration and used the last 4 digits of their Social Security number instead of their DMV ID # to verify identity must print, sign and mail the application to the Registrars at 1 School Street in Bethel or may deposit it in the yellow Dropbox at the Municipal Center, 1 School Street in Bethel.
Alternatively, residents may register to vote by completing a voter registration application which are available in the front entry of the Municipal Center. You can deposit your completed and signed voter registration application in the yellow Drop Box in front of the Municipal Center.
Bethel property owners who are U.S. citizens and not registered to vote in Bethel may vote in the referendum as a Taxpayer provided that they appear on the October 2020 Grand List as an individual property owner with an assessed value of at least $1,000.
Please bring identification to the polling place when you come to vote.
All Bethel Polling Locations will be open for in-person voting on April 20th from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm
Districts 1 & 4 vote at the Municipal Center. District 2 votes at the Stony Hill Fire Station. Districts 3 & 5 vote at Berry School.
Sample ballots for the Election can be found here – Bethel Budget Sample Ballot
If you are not sure where to go to vote, use the voter look up tool here - https://portaldir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx
The Town Clerk administers absentee ballots and any questions about absentee ballots can be directed to their office.
For information regarding absentee ballots, click here.
For additional information regarding the Referendum, click here.