Connecticut will hold primaries for registered voters on Tuesday, August 11th. Voters registered in the Democrat or Republican parties have the option of voting in Connecticut by absentee ballot due to an executive order by Governor Lamont due to the Covid-19 crisis, or to vote in person at their local polling place. Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Delays at the processing facility used by the state have resulted in delays in delivery of ballots to registered absentee voters. The Town Clerk also reminds those using absentee ballots to use the correct box outside Town Hall.
Voters registered for the Democrat primary will be able to select from these candidates for the November 3rd election.
Democrat Joe Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee for President, although both Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard, who have suspended their presidential campaigns remain on the Connecticut Democratic primary ballot.
Voters registered for the Republican primary will be able to select from these candidates for the November 3rd election.
Bethel’s Will Duff is running against Wilton’s Kim Healy for the right to oppose Democrat Will Haskell in the race for the State Senate seat in the 26th District.
Donald Trump faces a primary challenge from San Diego real estate developer Rocky De La Fuente in the Republican primary for President.
Unaffiliated voters, those who choose not to align with a specific political party, cannot vote in the primaries but may in the general election on November 3rd.