Administrators of Elections
We are located on the main floor rear at 400 Main Street
Cynthia Bruno, Democratic Registrar (203) 431-2771
Hope S. Wise, Republican Registrar (203) 431-2772
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?
VOTER REGISTRATION APPLICATION
Forms for most registration changes can also be found just outside of our offices, too!
To register to vote in Connecticut you must:
- Be a U.S. citizen.
- Be a resident of a Connecticut town.
- Be at least 17 years of age (as long as you will turn 18 by Election Day).
- Have completed confinement and parole if previously convicted of a felony.
Voter Registration Deadlines
By Mail – Applications must be post marked by the seventh
day prior to Election Day. (Tuesday, November 1, 2016)
In Person – Applicants must appear in person at the
Registrar of Voters Office by the seventh day prior to Election Day by 8:00 pm (Tuesday, November 1, 2016).
Online - Applicants must register to vote online by Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at https://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do
Those whose rights as to age, citizenship or residence
mature after November 1, 2016 but by Election Day, may apply in the Registrar’s
Office until 5:00 pm on the day prior to Election Day (Monday, November 7, 2016). Proof of rights maturing
during this time frame is required.
Election Day Registration – Individuals may register and
vote on Election Day (November 8, 2016 from 6 am to 8 pm) in the Registrar of Voters Office if they meet the
eligibility requirements for voting and are not already registered to vote in
the municipality. A current valid ID and proof of current residential address
must be presented.
To enroll in any party in Connecticut:
- As a new elector you should complete LINE 9 of the voter registration application.
- You may also enroll or change your party affiliation at any time by filling out a voter application card and checking the box marked "Party Enrollment Change".
- The 2 major parties are: Democratic and Republican
- The 4 minor parties are: Connecticut for Lieberman, Libertarian, Green and Independent
- Anyone changing from one party to another acquires party privileges 3 months after filing an application with the registrar.
- An unaffiliated elector who enrolls in a party acquires party privileges immediately.
- Only party members are eligible to vote in primaries and caucuses
Ridgefield Political Parties
Democratic: Tom Madden www.ridgefielddems.org
Republican: Alex Karsanidi www.ridgefieldctgop.org
Ridgefield has Four Voting Districts:
District One: East Ridge Middle School, 10 East Ridge
District Two: Scotts Ridge Middle School, 750 North Salem Road
District Three: Yanity Gym, 60 Prospect Street
District Four: Scotts Ridge Middle School, 750 North Salem Road
POLLS ARE OPEN 6:00am to 8:00pm EVERY ELECTION
NO election material is allowed inside the polling place
All campaigning must be done 75 feet from the polls