Connecticut Election Law

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Voter Registration

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
MethodOnline, by mail, in person.No changeNo legislative movement
DeadlineNo deadlineNo changeNo legislative movement
AutomaticAt DMVNo changeNo legislative movement
Same DayAllowedNo changeNo legislative movement

Absentee Ballot Application

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ExcuseAbsence
Illness
Religious reasons
HB6002
COVID a valid excuse for absentee ballot application.
No legislative movement
AutomaticNoNo changeNo legislative movement
DeadlineThe day before election. No changeNo legislative movement
Valid for X# of CyclesSame cycle onlyNo changeNo legislative movement

Absentee Ballot Return (other than by mail)

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Voter IDNot requiredNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNot allowedNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Drop BoxNot mentioned in stautes.Widely used during election. No legislative activity.
Return DeadlineClose of election day. No ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Ballot Harvesting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
ProhibitedNot ProhibitedNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Limited 3rd PartyAny designee may return a ballot for someone with an illness or disability.

An immediate family member may turn in a ballot for a student.
No ChangesNo Legislative Activity
Paid Political OperativesNot mentionedNo ChangesNo Legislative Activity

Early Voting

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
By MailYesNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
In PersonNoNo Change No Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - Absentee Ballot

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Signature VerificationNoNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Witness StatementNo No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other---
Cure ProcessNo cure processNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voter Identification - In Person

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Photo IDSome form of ID requiredNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other Options---
Provisional BallotsNot providedNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity

Voting Day

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Hours6:00 AM to 8:00 PMNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Wait TimeNot mentioned No ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Electioneering75 feetNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Other---

Voter Rolls

 Pre-COVIDDuring 20202021 Legislative Activity
Update FrequencyContinuouslyNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity
Voter RemovalDeath or movingNo ChangeNo Legislative Activity