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The next general election will be on Tuesday April 2nd, 2024.

You must be currently a registered Democrat or Republican to vote for this Primary.

***Please see below for important voter registration deadlines***

Polling Locations for April 2nd, 2024 Presidential Preference Primary
First District Branford Community House, 46 Church St.
Second District St. Therese Church, 105 Leetes Island Rd.
Third District Orchard House, 421 Shore Drive
Fourth District Fire Headquarters, 45 N. Main St.
Fifth District Indian Neck School, 12 Melrose Avenue
Sixth District Mary Murphy School, 14 Brushy Plain Rd.
Seventh District Walsh Intermediate School Gym. 185 Damascus RD.
 Early Voting  Multipurpose Room -Community House, 46 Church St. 

                (Please see more info below)



All Polling Places will be open the standard hours of 6AM to 8PM.  You may vote in person or by absentee ballot or by Early Voting

Early Voting will take place at the Branford Community House from 10am - 6pm on:

  • Tuesday, March 26

  • Wednesday, March 27

  • Thursday, March 28

  • Saturday, March 30


Questions about absentee ballot voting? 

The Registrar of Voters do not issue Absentee Ballots. While the Registrars count the ballots on Election Day, the process of applying for, receiving, and returning completed absentee ballots is under the jurisdiction of the Town Clerk. If you have questions about the absentee ballot process, call 203-315-0678 or click here to reach the Branford Town Clerk.

Online Voter Resources:

We have prepared the following summary of functions which can be performed entirely online (or in a few cases, with the addition of a stamp and envelope.)


***Important Voter Registration Deadlines for Voting on April 2nd, 2024***

March 15th, 2024 (Friday)  MAIL IN and ON-LINE DEADLINE for new voters and for unaffiliated voters to enroll in a party for voting in the Presidential Preference Primary.

  • For NEW VOTERS, mail in applications must be postmarked by March 15th, 2024.
  • For UNAFFILIATED VOTERS, mail in applications must be received by March 15th, 2024.
  • IN PERSON enrollment will be held from 12 pm to 2 pm at the Registrar of Voters office on March 15th, 2024.

April 1st, 2024 (Monday)  Registration and Enrollment cut off in person.

  • Deadline for registering in person with the Registrar of Voters or Town Clerk by 12 pm.
  • Deadline for enrolling in person with the Registrar of Voters by 12 pm.


***Important Voter Registration Deadline for Early Voting***

March 25th, 2024 (Monday)  For Early Voting period

  • UNAFFILIATED VOTERS must change enrollment in person at the Registrar of Voters office by this date at 12 pm in order to vote in the Early Voting period.
  • NEW VOTERS must fill out an application at the Registrar of Voters office by 12 pm to vote in the Early Voting period.
  • Registrar of Voters office will be open from 9 am to 12 pm.


About the Registrars of Voters Office

The office of the Registrars of Voters is governed by Connecticut State Statutes. The primary duties of the Registrars are to register new voters, maintain voter registration records and enrollment records, publish lists of eligible voters, conduct a state-required canvass of all voters, compile monthly reports of all activities concerning voters in town, and administer and oversee all elections, primaries and referenda in an accurate and impartial manner. They are also responsible for hiring and training over 100 official poll workers as well as maintaining all voting equipment used for the election.

The Registrars of Voters Office is a vital department to the function of the Town’s government. The Office is governed by Connecticut General Statutes and financially supported by the Municipality. Ensuring fair, accurate and efficient elections is our highest priority.

Registration Requirements

To register to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of the town in which you wish to vote and at least 17 years of age and turning 18 on or before Election Day.

Refer to for more information or send concerns to the following email addresses: for any Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA) related questions. for the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) for Electronic Transmission Service.

CONTACT YOUR STATE SENATOR: State Senator Christine Cohen (D) 12th District


State Representative Robin Comey (D) 102nd District

State Representative Moira Rader (D) 98th District