Elections

East Haddam has one polling district.  

Elections are held at the Municipal Office Complex gymnasium, 1 Plains Road, Moodus pursuant to ordinance

Referendum location is not specified, they may occur at the Municipal Office Complex gymnasium or at the Old Town Hall, Town Street, opposite the First Congregational Church depending upon scheduling. The warning will identify the polling location.

Eligibility to vote. At any town meeting other than a regular or special town election any person who is an elector of such town may vote and any citizen of the United States, at least 18 years of age, who jointly or severally is liable to the town for taxes assessed him on an assessment of not less than one thousand dollars on the last completed grand list of such town. CGS 7

ABSENTEE BALLOTING

Absentee ballot sets are to be provided by the municipal clerk beginning 31 days before an election, 21 days before a primary, or 19 days before a referendum, upon application properly made.  Blank ballots may be sent out to certain military persons beginning 90 days before a regular election and to Connecticut electors temporarily residing outside the U.S. and all military persons beginning approximately 45 days before a regular election, approximately 30 days before a primary and as soon as a complete list of candidates and questions is available before a special election.

For Referendum, The Town Clerk is to have absentee ballots available within 4 business days after the questions to be voted on are finalized.

Pursuant to Senate Bill 1202 of the June special session 2021, COVID-19 as a valid reason for requesting a ballot for any Primary, Election or Referendum Sunset November 3, 2021. 

Absentee balloting is a two step process, a ballot set cannot be is issued until an application has been presented. 

ed3Rpdf.pdf (Application for Absentee Ballot for Referendum)
For the last couple of years, (due to COVID) residents have enjoyed voting by mail.  Current Connecticut Law does not allow for  an absentee ballot to be mailed for referendum called with less than three weeks notice.  The Town Meeting is what calls the referendum.


VOTER REGISTRATION

Voter registration cards can be printed, completed and forwarded to:

1 Plains Road

PO Box 385

Moodus, CT 06469

voter registration card

military voters may wish to review vote@fvap.gov or call the Clerks office regarding absentee voting while stationed away from home.

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General Information
Phone Numbers
860-873-5027
Fax: 860-873-5042
Emergencies: Dial 911
Location
1 Plains Road
PO Box 385
Moodus ,
CT
06469

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
9:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday
9:00am - 7:00pm
Friday
9:00am - 12:00pm