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The State of CT is no longer under Executive Orders in regards to voting by absentee ballot. The Connecticut Secretary of the State Elections Division has removed COVID as one of the reasons not to appear at your polling location. However, they changed illness to sickness.

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Absentee Ballot Information for Republican and Democratic Primary

You can only vote for the major party you are registered with.  Check your registration with the SOTS

POLLS:  will be open 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 pm. 

  • DISTRICT I - Walter C. Polson Middle School, 302 Green Hill Road 
  • DISTRICT 2 - Dr. Robert H. Brown Intermediate School, 980 Durham Road (Route 79)

Absentee ballots will be available at the Town Clerk’s Office, 8 Campus Drive, on July 19, 2022. 

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

  1. Applications
  2. Ballots

Step 1 Applications

Applications being accepted now - Drop Box is Open

  • 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.
  • State Statute allows the Town Clerk to process an Application through the close of business the day before a voting event. If requesting a ballot be mailed, please submit your Application in ample time.
  • 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.

STEP 2 BALLOTS

  • Mailing of Absentee Ballots will begin on July 19, 2022
  • 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 to:
    Madison Town Clerk, 8 Campus Drive, Madison, CT  06443
  • Ballot must arrive at the Town Clerk’s office by mail or in the drop box no later than 8:00 p.m. on  August 9, 2022

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 Election day

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


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

Aerial View of Town Campus, 8 Campus Drive

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