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.
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.
Those whose rights as to age, citizenship or residence
mature after the above date but by Election Day, may apply in the Registrar’s
Office until 5:00 pm on the day prior to Election Day. Proof of rights maturing
during this time frame is required.
Election Day Registration – Individuals may register and
vote on Election Day in the Registrar of Voters Office if they meet the
eligibility requirements for voting and are not all ready 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