Voting & Elections

Budget Referendum Tuesday May 18 2021

Absentee Ballot Information for Budget Referendum


POLLS:  will be open May 18th from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm. 

  • DISTRICT I - Walter C. Polson Middle School, 302 Green Hill Road (temporary location change from the Senior Center) 
  • DISTRICT 2 - Dr. Robert H. Brown Intermediate School, 980 Durham Road (Route 79)

Absentee ballots should be available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 8 Campus Drive, by April 30. Please call 203-245-5672 to confirm availability.  Appointments are recommended.

Voting by Absentee Ballot in CT is a two-step process:

  1. Applications
  2. Ballots
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  • An Application MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE VOTER OR TAXPAYER prior to issuance of the Ballot. The Applications are available online, or from the Town Clerk’s office.
    ‘Per State Statute, no one is allowed to distribute more than five (5) Applications without registering them with the Town Clerk in advance’.
  • Application must: 
    •  include a reason checked off in Section II;
    • have an original signature;
    • be dated.
  • Application should be placed in the secured Official Drop Box located outside of Town Hall, or mailed to Madison Town Clerk, 8 Campus Drive, Madison, CT 06443.
  • Please submit only one Application in your name.

Application for Absentee Ballot 
Note: Town Clerk must have the original ink signature (not electronic) on the application for a Ballot to be valid.

  • Mailing of Absentee Ballots will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021.  
  • Please follow the instructions included with your ballot, and watch a step-by-step video.
  • When completed it can be placed in the secured Official Drop Box located outside of Town Hall, or mailed.  The return envelope is postage paid.
  • Ballot must arrive at the Town Clerk’s office by mail or in the drop box no later than 8:00 p.m. on May 18, 2021.

Common Mistakes made with Absentee Ballots

Please follow these tips to avoid common mistakes:

  • Ballot must be placed in the inner envelope
  • Inner envelope must be signed, dated and sealed 
  • Place only one ballot per envelope.  People in the same household must to use separate envelopes
  • Place the inner envelope inside the outer envelope
  • Ballot must be returned before 8:00 p.m. on Referendum day

All questions should be directed to the Town Clerk at 203-245-5672, or townclerk@madisonct.org

WE SUGGEST CALLING FOR AN APPOINTMENT


NOTICE:

District 1 Senior Center polling place has been moved to Polson Middle School gymnasium, 302 Green Hill Road. 

District 2 polling place remains at Brown Intermediate School980 Durham Road for the August Primary and November election.


Ballot Drop Box

The Town Clerk's Office has a secure drop box for ballots located outside Town Hall at 8 Campus Drive. The box is located on the sidewalk in the circular driveway near the entrance to Town Hall.

You may use this secure drop box to return your absentee ballot application or absentee ballot. 

If you have difficulty accessing the Official Ballot Drop Box due to disability and would like assistance, please contact the Town Clerk’s Office by phone at 203-245-5672 and we will arrange to come outside to assist you.

Ballot Box located on sidewalk at circular driveway

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The Ballot Box is located on the sidewalk of the circular driveway at Town Campus
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