State Background Info:
  Upcoming SoS Elections:

Connecticut Electoral Situation
Absentee ballots require an excuse: yes

Early voting: no

Felons: The State of Connecticut prohibits felons currently in prison or on parole from voting. Once an individual has completed their sentence, their right to vote is automatically restored. In 2001, Connecticut enacted a law restoring the right to vote for persons currently on probation for a felony conviction.

ID Laws: Each elector who registered to vote by mail for the first time on or after January 1, 2003, and has a "mark" next to the elector's name on the official registry list, shall present either a current and valid photo ID that shows the elector's name and address or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck or other government document that shows the name and address of the elector.   Each other elector shall present to the checkers the elector's Social Security card or any other preprinted form of identification which shows the elector's name and either the elector's address, signature or photograph, or on a form prescribed by the Secretary of the State, write the elector's residential address and date of birth, print the elector's name and sign a statement under penalty of false statement that the elector is the elector whose name appears on the official checklist. Such form shall clearly state the penalty of false statement.

Mandatory poll worker/election official training:

Paper trail: passed by legislature on 6/2/2005 and awaiting signature of governor

Provisional ballot validity determined by jurisdiction of voter, not precinct: no

Registration deadline: Registration ends 15 days before the election.

Uniform voting system: no