Attention Newtown Voters: Absentee Ballots Become Available October 2

Absentee Ballots Become Available October 2

After Labor Day the Secretary of the States Office will be mailing every registered voter an absentee ballot application. If you do not want to go to the polls, please fill it out and return it to the Town Clerk's Office at 3 Primrose Street, Newtown, CT 06470.

Application Return Methods: 

1. DropBox Window-North Entrance by Tax Collector
2. Official Ballot Drop Box-South Entrance by Community Center 
3. By Mail
4. In-person at the Town Clerks Office

An absentee ballot may be applied for by any qualified registered voter unable to vote due to the following reasons:

  • Covid
  • Illness or physical disability
  • Absence from town during all election hours
  • Religious beliefs forbidding secular activity on election day
  • Serving as an election official at a polling place other than your own
  • Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States

    Click here for an absentee ballot application

*This application is to be returned to municipal clerk of municipality in which you are a registered voter. Absentee ballot sets are to be provided by the municipal clerk beginning *31 days before an election, **21 days before a primary, or ***19 days before a referendum, upon application properly made. Blank ballots may be sent out to certain military persons beginning 90 days before a regular election and to Connecticut electors temporarily residing outside the U.S. and all military persons beginning approximately 45 days before a regular election, approximately 30 days before a primary and as soon as a complete list of candidates and questions is available before a special election

Click here for an absentee ballot application for a REFERENDUM to be held with less than 3 weeks notice (please note these ballots can NOT be mailed to you)

What if I am in the military or currently living overseas? The Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). One FPCA will suffice for both primary and general election ballots for the year. When you receive your absentee ballot, cast your vote(s) and return the ballot without delay.  https://www.fvap.gov/

If you should have any questions regarding absentee ballots, please contact
the Town Clerk’s office at 203-270-4210.


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