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Town of Newtown Absentee Ballots Available Monday

Town of Newtown Absentee Ballots Available Monday, April 8th

Town Clerk Debbie Aurelia Halstead announces that Absentee ballots will be available for the Referendum during our office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The Town Clerk’s office will have Special Absentee Voting Hours Saturday, April 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pursuant to Conn. General Statutes Sec. 7-6, any person who is a registered voter in the Town of Newtown or who is a U.S. citizen assessed for at least $1,000 for Real Estate or Motor Vehicles on the 2018 Grand List for the Town of Newtown is qualified to vote at the Referendum.

Any qualified person who meets any of the following criteria may vote by absentee ballot:

1) active service in the Armed Forces

2) absence from the Town during all the hours of voting

3) illness

4) physical disability

5) religious tenets which forbid secular activity on the day of the Referendum or

6) duties as a Referendum official at a polling place other than your own during all hours of voting.

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REFERENDUM WITH LESS THAN 3 WEEKS NOTICE APPLICATION Less than 3 Weeks Notice for Referendum Absentee Ballot Application Absentee ballots can be returned in person to the office of the Town Clerk by 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 22nd or by mail or designee before the closing of the polls on Referendum day, i.e. 8 p.m., April 23, 2019.

The Referendum will be held on Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at 11 Queen Street, Newtown Middle School Gymnasium “A”. Absentee ballots will be counted at the Newtown Municipal Center 3 Primrose Street at 5pm

If you have any questions at all, please feel free to contact Town Clerk’s Office at 270-4210.

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