Apply for an Absentee Ballot

This application for absentee ballot may be downloaded by an individual for: (1) the individual's own use; (2) the use of a member of the individual's immediate family; or (3) the use of a designee of the applicant. Any person who will distribute five (5) or more absentee ballot applications to persons other than the individual's immediate family must register with and obtain forms from the Town Clerk of the municipality where such forms will be distributed before distributing such forms.

Paper Form

Step 1.Verify Eligibility

The absentee ballot is an important way that registered voters may cast their vote if they are unable to appear at the polling place on the day of a primary, election or referendum due to one or more of the following reasons:

  1. Active service in the U.S. armed forces;
  2. Absence from town during all the hours of voting;
  3. Illness;
  4. Physical disability;
  5. His or her religion forbids secular activity on that day;
  6. His or her required performance of duties as a primary, referendum, or election official at a polling place other than his or her own during all the hours on that day.

Step 2.Download or request an application from the Secretary of the State

Download Application (English)(PDF, 837KB)

Download Application (Spanish)(PDF, 2MB)

Return your ballot

Before a ballot can be issued to the voter, an application must be completed and returned to this office. The application can be obtained in person, by mail or via the Secretary of the State website.

For an application or further information, please contact the Town Clerk's office at (860) 757-9750 or go to Room 104, 550 Main Street, Hartford. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Step 3.Learn more about absentee voting

Review the Secretary of the State website for more information about Absentee Ballots

Onlie Form

Online Portal for Absentee Ballot Applications 

The check here, if you wish to use online portal.