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The Town of Washington, Connecticut

Absentee Ballots

You may use an absentee ballot if you are unable to vote in person for any of the following reasons:

You may use an absentee ballot in an election or referendum where voting machines are used and the polls are open for much of the day. Registered voters who are enrolled with a political party may request an absentee ballot for a primary as well as for the general election. Note that it is not possible to vote at a Town Meeting by absentee ballot -- you must attend the meeting personally.

There are two steps in the absentee ballot process:

How and when this happens depends on how much time there is before the election or referendum in question:

For more information on voting and absentee ballots, see:

Web page last updated: August 28, 2008