Voting & Elections

Absentee Ballot Information for Presidential Election

Updated September 29, 2020

Due to COVID-19, the Secretary of the State’s office has mailed an Application for Absentee ballot to every registered voter for the November 3rd Election.   Polls will remain open on November 3rd from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. if you choose to vote “in person”.

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

  1. Applications
  2. Ballots
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Step 1 Applications

  • Application must include a reason checked off in Section II, have an original signature and be dated.
  • Application 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.
  • Please do not delay in returning your completed Application to the Town Clerk for processing.
  • Please submit only one application in your name.

Common Mistakes Made While Completing the Absentee Ballot Application:

  • Applications are specific to a voting event - must only state November 3, 2020
  • Section II must have a reason checked off to vote by Absentee in CT
  • The Application must have your original inked signature
  • If printing the form from the Town website www.madisonct.org/vote please do not cut off the top or bottom section of the Application (must be in its entirety)
  • Be sure to mail the Application to the Town Clerk timely so you can receive your Ballot by mail

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 Friday, October 2, 2020.  Ballots will be mailed directly from the Town Clerks office.
  • 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 Nov. 3, 2020.

Common Mistakes made with Absentee Ballots:

  • Ballot is not in the inner envelope
  • Inner envelope is not signed and dated, or not sealed
  • Voters in the same household should not put their ballots in one envelope – Only one ballot per envelope is allowed 
  • Inner envelope is not placed in the outer envelope
  • Returning the ballot after 8:00 p.m. on Election day

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

Military, current residents temporarily overseas, or former residents overseas please use the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). Please direct questions to the Town Clerk, Nancy J. Martucci at martuccin@madisonct.org .

CURRENTLY TOWN HALL IS ONLY OPEN BY APPOINTMENT


NOTICE:

District 1 Senior Center polling place has been moved to Polson Middle School gymnasium, 302 Green Hill Road, for the August Primary and November election. 

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


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