League of Women Votes Urge Voters to Participate in Aug 14 Primaries

Voters at Julian Curtiss School, Nov 8 2016, file photo, Greenwich Free Press

Primary Day in Connecticut is August 14th. Both parties are holding Primaries on this day.

Please note that in order to vote in the Democratic Primary you must be an enrolled Democrat.

To vote in the Republican Primary you must be an enrolled Republican.

Absentee Ballot: If you will be away on Primary Day you may still vote by obtaining an Absentee Ballot. To obtain an Absentee Ballot, you must request an application for the ballot one from the Town Clerk.

Call 203 622-7897, go to websitewww.greenwichct.org/vote, or visit the office at 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich.

Your ballot will be sent to you when they become available on July 24.

Once you have received and filled out your absentee ballot, you may choose to deliver it physically or by mail. Physical delivery may be done by dropping your ballot off at the Town Clerk’s office before 4:00pm, Monday, August 13.

Please note that another person cannot deliver a completed ballot on behalf of the voter. If you choose to send it in, be sure to mail it early enough that it arrives at the Town Clerk’s office by 8:00pm on Primary/Election Day, August 14. The mailing address is Town Clerk, Town Hall,101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830.If you visit the Town Clerk office after July 24, you may fill out the application, receive your ballot and vote at the same time.

Unaffiliated Voters: (registered but not enrolled in any party) You may apply to become a party member as long as your mail application is received by the Registrar on or before August 9, 2018.

The deadline to enroll in a party in person is August 13 at 12 noon in the office of the Registrar of Voters at Town Hall.

Register to vote: If you are not yet registered to vote you may register by mail, in person or online athttps://voterregistration.ct.gov/OLVR/welcome.do. New voters registering by mail must make sure mail is postmarked by August 9. The deadline to register in person is August 13, by 12 noon. To check your status go towww.greenwichct.org/vote.