There are several ways to register to vote.
The easiest way is to print out the online voter registration form at State of Connecticut Mail-In Voter Registration form, complete it and mail it to the Registrar of Voters in your city or town. In Bridgeport, the address is: Registrar of Voters, 202 State Street, McLevy Hall, Bridgeport, CT 06604). As specified in the form, you will need to provide a copy of proof of identity either at the time your form is mailed or when you vote at the polling place for the first time.
You may also visit your local city or town hall in person to complete a Voter Registration form and show your proof of identify.
If you move, you must fill out a new Voter Registration form and submit it by mail or in person to the Registrar of Voters in your town.
Registration Deadlines for New Voters
PRIMARY: If you are mailing in your voter registraton form, it must be postmarked by the 5th day before a primary, or given directly to the Registrar of Voters or a voter registration agency by the 5th day before a primary. You may apply in person to your town clerk or registrar until noon on the last business day before a primary.
ELECTION: If you are mailing in your voter registration form, it must be postmarked by the 14th day before the general election, or given to your Registrar of Voters or a voter registration agency by the 14th day before an election. You may register in person with your Registrar of Voters by the 7th day before an election. The 2008 election will be held on November 4th. A mail-in registration must be delivered or postmarked by October 21, 2008. The deadline for in-person registrations is October 28th.
Call your local Registrar of Voters (Bridgeport: (203) 576-7281) or the Secretary of State's office at 860-509-6100 or toll free, 800-540-3764.