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REGISTER TO VOTE
In most states (including CT and NY), you must register with your town or city before you can vote. Don't put it off until the last minute. Register now and be ready for the next election.
In Connecticut, you can register online, by mail or in person. Check here.
In New York, you can register online, by mail or in person. Check here.
There is information for the rest of the country here

REGISTER YOURSELF, AND THEN HELP A FRIEND OR NEIGHBOR REGISTER AS WELL!

PRIMARIES: The rules vary state by state, but in NY and CT you MUST be registered with a party in order to vote in the primaries, where you decide who will be on the major party tickets. Keep in mind that the primaries are usually just the major parties, and if you do not register as a Democrat or a Republican, you will not be able to vote for the candidates in those parties in the primary. Being a Libertarian, Green Party or any other party member does not mean you cannot register with one of the major parties and take part in the critical primary elections. More information for NY and CT is below.

Where Do I Go To Vote?
Look up your polling place in Connecticut
Look up your polling place in New York
Look up your polling place in The Rest of The U.S.

Connecticut provides Election Day Registration at specific locations.
Click here for more information


You Must Be Registered Before You Can Vote


Here are some of the links and phone numbers you might have heard on the air on WPKN about elections and voting.


Connecticut
Voting for local, state and national elections is November 6, 2018

In most cases in Connecticut, you can register to vote up to one business day before an election or primary, if you do it in person at your town or city registrar of voters. Connecticut allows for Election Day Registration, but you need to do it at specific locations. Check here for information about EDR in Connecticut.

Mail in applications are allowed, but you need to do it well in advance of election day. Application are available in English & Spanish here.

Additional information is available at the CT Secretary of State's Office
Find out more about
Connecticut Republican Party
Connecticut Democratic Party

There are many smaller membership parties in CT.
They may have different processes for choosing candidates, so find out more about:
Green Party of Connecticut
Independent Party
Libertarian Party
Working Families Party
Contact your local town clerk or registrar of voters for a list of other parties in your town.


New York State
Voting for local, state and national elections is November 6, 2018
Democratic and Republican Party primaries for national positions are on June 26, 2018
Democratic and Republican Party primaries for local positions are on September 13th, 2018

New York State Board of Elections

You need to register with a specific party to vote in the primary. Find out more about
NY Republican Party
NY Democratic Party

There are many smaller membership parties in NY.
They may have different processes for choosing candidates, so find out more about:
Conservative Party
Green Party of NY
Libertarian Party
Working Families Party
Contact your local town clerk or registrar of voters for a list of other parties in your town.


You can find links for other states at
Rock The Vote
USA.gov


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