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CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY – AUGUST 13, 2024

The Congressional Primary is Tuesday, August 13, 2024.

  • Connecticut is a closed primary state. You must be a registered member of a political party to vote in the primary.
  • To verify your registration and party, visit Voter Registration Lookup.
  • The following outlines the dates, times, and deadlines relevant to this primary.

NOTE: Unaffiliated voters are voters who are not registered as a member of any political party and are not eligible to vote in either primary.

Monday, May 13, 2024

  • If you are:
    • a registered Democrat and wish to change your registration to Republican so you can vote in the Republican primary OR
    • a registered Republican and wish to change your registration to Democrat so you can vote in the Democratic primary,

the deadline to change your party affiliation is Monday, May 13 at 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

  • Absentee ballots become available on Tuesday, July 23. Click here for more information.

Friday, July 26, 2024

  • For new voters:
    • Mail-in registration applications must be postmarked or received by the Registrar of Voters by Friday, July 26.
    • Online registration applications must be submitted by Friday, July 26 at 11:59 p.m.
  • For unaffiliated voters submitting applications to change their registration from Unaffiliated to Republican to vote in the Republican Primary OR from Unaffiliated to Democrat to vote in the Democratic Primary:
    • Mail-in registration applications must be received (NOT merely postmarked) by the Registrar of Voters by Friday, July 26.
    • Online registration applications must be submitted by Friday, July 26 by 11:59 p.m.

Friday, August 2, 2024

  • For unaffiliated voters submitting applications to change their registration,
    • from Unaffiliated to Republican and who seek to vote during the Early Voting period for the Republican primary OR
    • from Unaffiliated to Democrat and who seek to vote during the Early Voting period for the Democratic primary,

the deadline to register in person is Friday, August 2 by 12:00 p.m. (noon). 

Monday, August 5 – Friday, August 9, 2024

  • During the Early Voting period, new voters may register in person by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the previous business day:
    • Register on Monday, August 5 by 12:00 p.m. to vote on Tuesday, August 6 or after.
    • Register on Tuesday, August 6 by 12:00 p.m. to vote on Wednesday, August 7 or after.
    • Register on Wednesday, August 7 by 12:00 p.m. to vote on Thursday, August 8 or after.
    • Register on Thursday, August 8 by 12:00 p.m. to vote on Friday, August 9 or after.
    • Register on Friday, August 9 by 12:00 p.m. to vote on Saturday, August 10 or after.

Monday, August 5 – Sunday, August 11, 2024

  • The period for Early Voting (EV) begins on Monday, August 5 and continues daily through Sunday, August 11. Early voting will take place at the Redding Community Center (37 Lonetown Rd). Hours are as follows:
    • Monday, August 5: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Tuesday, August 6: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, August 7: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Thursday, August 8: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
    • Friday, August 9: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Saturday, August 10: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday, August 11: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
      • See the calendar below for reference.
    • NOTE: There is no voting on Monday, August 12.

August 2024

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

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5

First Day of Early Voting

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Early Voting

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

7

Early Voting

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Early Voting

8:00 am – 8:00 pm

9

Early Voting

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Early Voting

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Last Day of Early Voting

10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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No Voting

In Person Registration by 12:00 pm

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ELECTION DAY

6:00 am – 8:00 pm

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Monday, August 12, 2024

  • The deadline to register in person at Town Hall is Monday, August 12 at 12:00 p.m. (noon).
  • Same Day Registration is NOT available for Primary Elections. If you miss the deadline to register, you cannot vote in the Primary.
  • The last day to issue Absentee Ballots is Monday, August 12. Click here for more information.
  • NOTE: There is no voting on Monday, August 12.

Tuesday, August 13, 2024

  • The General Election is Tuesday, November 13, 2024 at the Redding Community Center (37 Lonetown Rd). Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. If you are in line at 8:00 p.m., you will be permitted to vote.
  • Completed Absentee Ballots must be submitted by Tuesday, August 13 by 8:00 p.m. Click here for more information.
  • Same Day Registration is NOT available. If you miss the deadline to register, you cannot vote in the Primary.

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