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Election Day

NOTE: Election Day is Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Events and Deadlines

Please note the following events and deadlines for the November 7, 2017 Municipal Election. Polls will be open from 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM at regular polling locations.  All registered voters are eligible to vote in the election, regardless of party affiliation.  If you are a Fairfield resident but are not registered to vote, visit our Register to Vote web page for registration information. 

Links to election-related information are at the bottom of this page. 

 Event/Deadline Date  Time Notes
Regular Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday,
October  31st

By midnight for online registration; by 8:00 PM for in-person registration

The last day before the election for eligible residents to register to vote is Tuesday, October 31st. Mailed applications must be postmarked on or before this date; online registrations (which require current CT DMV ID) must be submitted before midnight. The Registrars of Voters Office will be open until 8:00 PM to accept in-person applications.

Those who miss the registration deadline may still vote by taking advantage of Election Day Registration.

Special Absentee
Voting Hours
Saturday,
November 4th
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In addition to regular weekday hours, the Town Clerk's office will be open Saturday, November 4th, from 9 AM - 12 PM for Absentee Voting.

Special Registration Deadlines for Newly Eligible voters and Military Personnel Monday,
November 6th
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Those who have become citizens, turned 18, or become a resident of Fairfield in the seven days before the election may register on Monday, November 6th, from 9am to 5pm. Active duty or recently discharged (last 12 months) servicemembers can register to vote on any day up until 5pm on Monday, November 6th.

Absentee Voting Deadline Monday,
November 6th
 By 4:30 PM

Absentee Ballot Applications and Ballots are available in the Town Clerk's office until 4:30 PM on Monday, November 6th.  Absentee Ballot Applications are also available online from the Secretary of State's website. 

Municipal Election Tuesday
November 7th
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Polls are open from 6:00 AM - 8:00 PM.  Voting takes place at regular polling locations. 

Election Day
Registration
Tuesday
November 7th
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Those missing the above voter registration deadlines may appear in person to register to vote - and vote - on Election Day from 6:00 am - 8:00 pm in Old Town Hall, 611 Old Post Road.  More information on Election Day Registration, including eligibility requirements, can be found on our Election Day Registration web page or via the Secretary of State's website.

Absentee Ballot Return
Deadline
Tuesday
November 7th
8:00 PM

All absentee ballots must be received in the the Town Clerk's office by 8:00 PM on Election Day.

Election-Related Links

For information related to voting, voter registration and other election-related resources click on the following links: