Registrar of Voters & Elections Administration

The Department's Duties are to:


  • Maintain an accurate and up-to-date computerized voter registry
  • Conduct all federal/state, and local elections and primaries within the City of Norwalk
  • Select and train all poll workers and other election officials
  • Increase voter registration and participation
View Registrar of Voters/Elections Administration Staff Directory

View information on registering and voting including deadlines and voting locations.

View information on elections administration including how an election is run, past election results, and more.

Sample Ballots -  for the 2020 Election not yet available.

2020 Presidential Election - November 3.
All 12 state/federal polling places will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. for in-person voting (as usual).
Absentee Ballot information:
       Every registered voter has been sent an absentee ballot application by the Secretary of the State -- you should have received yours already. Newly registered voters will be sent an application from the Registrar of Voters office.
      If you wish to vote by absentee ballot, please fill out the application when you receive it and send it back to the Town Clerk -- use the provided postage free envelope, or take it to one of the  official Drop Boxes (at city hall, at the South Norwalk police station, and the main library on Belden Avenue. All voters can use the COVID-19 reason for requesting the ballot.
     The Town Clerk has received

5,014

applications as of Sept. 18, 2020,
     Applicants will be sent their absentee ballot by the Norwalk Town Clerk, starting in early October. . Ballots will not even be printed until late in September.
      Now is also the time to register to vote or to update your voting address if it has changed since the last time you voted. Please do not wait until mid-October. Citizens wishing to register to vote, or to change their voting address, etc. can use the link(s) immediately below to print the form, or to register or change their registration online. Forms are available at city hall next to the newly opened customer service window. You may also register to vote at the DMV office when you change your drivers' license.
       We can also send you the registration form and a return envelope. Please request forms via email (swells@norwalkct.org) and include your phone number (in case we have questions) and your apartment number so the mail carrier can actually deliver your confirmation letter.
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