Be a U. S. Citizen
Be a bona fide resident of the town in which you seek to be admitted. (A bona fide resident is one whose fixed home is in the town in which you apply and to which home or town you intend to return to when you are temporarily absent.)
Be at least 18 years of age on or before the next election
Not been convicted of a disfranchising felony, of if so, I have been released from confinement and, if applicable, parole
Registering to Vote:
At the Registrar of Voters Office or Haddam Town Hall
Online if you have a current and valid driver’s license, learner’s permit or non-driver photo identification card issued by the CT Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and a signature on file with DMV. Also, you may use this system to change your name and/or address on your current registration record and enroll in a political party or change party enrollment (changing parties may result in losing rights in all parties for three months)
Registration Deadlines for New Voters:
Primary: Your application must be postmarked by the 5th day before a primary (or received by your Registrar of Voters by the 5th day before a primary). You may apply in person to your Registrar or Town Clerk until 12:00 noon on the last business day before a primary.
Election: Your application must be postmarked by the 7th day before an election or you may register in person with the Registrar of Voters by the 7th day before an election.
Referendum: Your application must be received by mail or in person by your Registrar of Voters or Town Clerk by the close of business (4:00PM) on the last business day before a referendum.
Election Day Registration Eligibility: Election Day Registration (EDR) permits anyone to register and vote in person on Election Day if he or she meets the eligibility requirements for voting in this state and is either: (1) not already an elector or (2) is registered in one municipality but wants to change his or her registration because he or she currently resides in another municipality. By law, a person is eligible to register and vote if he or she is (1) a U.S. citizen, (2) age 18 or older, and (3) a bona fide resident of the municipality in which he or she applies for admission as an elector.