HARTFORD — Greater Hartford residents can now view town ballots online before they cast their votes in the upcoming municipal elections on Nov. 5.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill today announced to Connecticut voters that ballots in every city and town holding elections Nov. 5, 2013 are available for viewing online.
Merrill is also urging the more than 2 million registered voters in Connecticut to familiarize themselves with the municipal election ballots by going online and following the “Elections and Voting” link to see the ballot in their town.
The direct link to the town ballots cab be accessed by clicking here. Voters who use the vote-by-phone system are also encouraged to contact their local Registrar of Voters if they are interested in using the preview and practice function of the system prior to Election Day.
Residents can search online to find out what offices and candidates are on the ballot.
In Hartford, there is the upcoming board of education election and referendum questions. But residents can take the initiative and now search online to see who is running and to familiarize themselves with the ballot you will be using on Election Day, officials said.
On Election Day Nov. 5., polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. in the vast majority of Connecticut cities and towns. Voters can also check their registration status online and find where their polling place is by visiting www.sots.ct.gov.
Voter registration deadlines are also approaching: eligible citizens who wish to register by mail must do so by Tuesday, Oct. and the final deadline to register in-person for the municipal election is Oct. 29.