Aug 9 Primary Election: Who Is on the Ballot, Special Town Clerk Hours for Absentee Voting

From Greenwich Town Clerk Jackie Budkins:

The Town Clerk’s office will be open special hours for Absentee Voting for both the Aug 9 Republican and  Democrat Primaries. You can fill out application and get your ballot all at same time. 

Date:  Saturday, August 6, 2022
Special Office Hours:  9:00am – 12noon
At the Town Clerk’s Office, Greenwich Town Hall,101 Field Point Rd, Greenwich, CT 06830

The Aug 9 primary includes statewide contests for Secretary of the State and Treasurer, US Senate, the 4th Congressional District, and some general assembly seats. You must be registered with a political party.

Absentee ballots for the August 9 primary will be available from the Town Clerk beginning Tuesday, July 19.

There is a primary election for both major parties. 

Voters can only vote ahead of time with an absentee ballot. There are several easy ways to receive an absentee ballot:

• In person at the Clerk’s Office, first floor of Town Hall

• Call the office at 203-622-7897 to request an application mailed to you

• Request by mail: Town Clerk, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830

• Download the application via this link.

Completed ballots may be

• Mailed to the Town Clerk

• Dropped off in the office

• Deposited in secure ballot boxes located outside the Town Hall parking garage, the lobby of Town Hall and the lobby of the Greenwich Public Safety Complex, 11 Bruce Place.

Absentee ballots must be received before the close of polls on the day of the election in order to count.

The Registrars of Voters recently sent a postcard to all registered voters in Greenwich indicating voters’ voting districts and state assembly districts. Some voters’ state assembly districts have changed as a result of redistricting, which occurs every ten years. The Registrars of Voters recommend that voters save the postcard which tells them on the back where to vote in November.

Key Dates and Deadlines:

July 19: Absentee ballots can be requested beginning this date.

August 4: Absentee ballot requests being mailed in and postmarked by this date.

August 8: Last day to get an absentee ballot in person at your local town clerk’s office.

August 9: Primary elections held statewide and absentee ballots must be submitted by the time polls close.

In person voting

All primaries and elections in Greenwich are open for voting between 6am and 8pm

Voting takes place in the following locations.  Click on a polling place for a google map:

Directions to polling locations for Aug 9 primary only.
* Reflects a district where the polling place has changed for the primary election only

District 1 & 1A Julian Curtiss School
180 East Elm Street, Greenwich, CT 06830
US 1 (across from Second Congregational Church, high steeple), turn left onto Milbank Avenue, down hill to rotary, left at rotary, half way around rotary, turn right, school on left.
District 2 Greenwich Town Hall
101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830
US 1, heading toward Port Chester, left onto Field Point Road (Greenwich Library on right). At intersection bear right at the
West Elm Street intersection. Town Hall is on the immediate left.
*District 3 Hamilton Avenue School Cafe
184 Hamilton Avenue
US 1, heading toward Port Chester, turn left on Edgewood Ave, turn right onto Hamilton Ave. School on the left.
District 4 & 4A New Lebanon School
25 Mead Avenue, Greenwich, CT 06830
I-95, Exit 2 (Southbound) turn right on Delavan Ave., Northbound turn left onto Byram Shore Rd, and left onto Delavan Ave., – go under I-95 bridge. At firehouse turn left onto Mead Avenue, school immediately after library on left.
District 5 & 5A Riverside School
90 Hendrie Avenue, Riverside, CT 06878
US 1, heading to Stamford, right on Riverside Avenue (St. Catherine’s Church), go over I-95 bridge to stop sign at Lockwood Avenue, turn left at next street, Hendrie Avenue proceed to next stop sign, school about 100’ ahead on right.
District 6 & 6A Old Greenwich School
285 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich, CT 06870
US 1, heading to Stamford, right on Sound Beach Avenue, go under I-95 bridge, keep right at rotary stay on Sound Beach Avenue, go under railroad bridge, past firehouse, school on right.
&District 7 & 7A Greenwich Library Lower Level
101 West Putnam Avenue
US 1, heading toward Port Chester, Building on right. Turn right at Benedict Pl, Turn left to enter parking.
*District 8 Cos Cob School Gym
300 East Putnam Avenue
US 1, heading toward Stamford, pass by Bank of America Financial Center. Turn left onto Orchard Street, School on the right.
District 9 Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center
449 Pemberwick Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
US 1 to Brookside Drive, Left at stop sign onto Glenville Road, 2 miles to Texaco Station, after which you see open field, brick building on left.
District 10 Glenville School
33 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT 06831
US 1 to Brookside Drive, Left at stop sign onto Glenville Road, 2 miles to Texaco Station, go thru Traffic light to next traffic light, take right onto Riversville Road. school driveway on right.
*District 11 & 11A Parkway School Cafeteria
141 Lower Cross Road
US 1 heading toward Stamford. Left on Old Post Rd. Left on Stanwich Rd to Fairfield Rd. When road splits, stay left to North St. Make left on Lower Cross Rd. Turn right (Before Greenwich Emergency Medical Station).
District 12 North Mianus School
Palmer Hill Road, Riverside, CT 06878
US 1, heading to Stamford. Pass St Catherine’s Church to Sheephill Road, follow to stop sign (3/4 mile), at fork take right onto Old Orchard (about 100’ past stop sign)

Candidates as of July 26 – * indicates party endorsed candidate

US Senate:
Republican Candidates
*Themis Klarides
Leora R Levy
Peter Lumaj

4th Congressional District
Republican Candidates
*Jayme Stevenson
Michael T Goldstein

Secretary of the State
Republican Candidates
*Dominic Rapini
Terrie Wood

Secretary of the State
Democratic Candidates
*Stephanie Thomas
Maritza Bond

State Treasurer
Democratic Candidates:
*Erick Russell
Dita Bhargava
Karen Dubois-Walton