|Voter Registration |
Registrars: Sharon Vecchiolla (D) and Fred Decaro III (R)
Telephone: (203) 622-7889 or (203) 622-7890
E-Mail: Voter Registration
Location: Town Hall, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich Office Hours: Mon.-Fri. 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Check to see if I am registered / Find my Polling Place
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Get An Absentee Ballot
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About the Registrars of Voters Office
The office of the Registrar of Voters is governed by Connecticut State Statutes. The primary duties of the Registrars are to register new voters, maintain voter registration records and enrollment records, publish lists of eligible voters, conduct a state required canvass of all voters, compile monthly reports of all activities concerning voters in town, and administer and oversee all elections, primaries and referenda in an accurate and impartial manner. They are also responsible for hiring and training over 200 official poll workers as well as maintaining all voting equipment used for the election.
The Registrar of Voters Office is a vital department to the function of the Town's government. The Office is governed by Connecticut General Statutes and financially supported by the Municipality. Ensuring fair, accurate and efficient elections is our highest priority.
To vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the town where you wish to vote, at least 18 years of age, and registered on Election Day.
Deadline – May 12, 2014 - Last day that an enrolled elector can transfer from one party to another and be eligible to vote in state, district or municipal office primary of new party.
Mail-in application form for NEW voter must be postmarked by August 7, 2014 and received by the Registrars of Voters by 12:00 noon of August 11, 2014 in order to be permitted to participate in the August 12, 2014 primary. Registering In Person deadline is August 11, 2014 at 12pm.
However, if you are already registered as an “Unaffiliated Voter” your mail-in application must be received by August 7, 2014, after this date you may enroll in a party by appearing In-person up until August 11, 2014 at 12 Noon.
Residents may request a registration form to be sent and must return their form postmarked to the Registrar by October 21, 2014 in order to be permitted to participate in the November 4, 2014 election. Registering In Person deadline is October 28, 2014 at 8pm. Those, whose rights as to age, citizenship, new residence, which were attained since October 28, 2014 may apply in person at the Registrars Office between 9am and 5pm on November 3, 2014.
Special Voter Registration
In order to accommodate those citizens unable to register during regular work hours, the Registrars of Voters holds special registration sessions.
The Registrars will hold “Special Voter Registration Sessions” for the 2014 Election Year.
Tuesday –July 29 – 5pm to 7pm
Monday –August 11 – 8am to 12 Noon
Saturday – October 18 – 10am to 2pm
Tuesday – October 28 – 8am to 8pm
Monday – November 3 – 9am to 5pm LIMITED*
ELECTION DAY REGISTRATION – New Law
On Election Day, if you have missed all voter registration deadlines, there is still an opportunity to register and vote. Please click here for a flyer with the rules regarding this opportunity.
If you are permanently physically disabled, you may arrange to have an election official visit you and take your application to the Registrar. Call the Registrar of Voters Office for further details. Hearing impaired persons may call Hartford TDD 1-(860)566-1730.
If you are permanently disabled and you supply a letter from your doctor, you can be put on a Permanent Absentee Ballot List. For further information please click here.
How to register
Register in person at the Registrar of Voters Office or Town Clerk's Office at Town Hall, at any office of the State Motor Vehicles, or at libraries throughout the state.
You may also register by written request, sent to the Registrar of Voters or Town Clerk by mail.
NOTE: As of January 1, 2003, additional information is required by Help America Vote Act Public Law 107-252 to register to vote by mail.
Download a (450kb PDF) copy of mail-in application with instructions.
ONE of the following must be submitted to the Registrar of Voters with Voter Mail-in Applications:
-- A copy of photo ID (e.g., driver's license)
-- Current utility bill
-- Bank statement
-- Paycheck or
-- Government document that shows the name and address of the voter
The item must be attached to an application and the last four digits of the social security number must be written on the application form next to the last name. Failure to provide this information will create a delay at the polls during Federal Election Day.
Can be obtained using the following procedure.
Election Day is the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Greenwich voters may call the Town Clerk or Registrars of Voters for the polling places for particular areas of the Town.
Where to Vote
Click here to find your voting location.