11/8/2016 - FAQs regarding Voting in Canton
Election Day Registration (EDR) and all voting on Nov 8th is at the Canton High School (76 Simonds Ave)
Frequently Asked Questions regarding Voting in Canton:
1. When is the election? November 8th...polls are open 6am to 8pm
2. Where is the Canton polling location?
All voting for this election occurs at the Canton High School (76 Simonds Ave)
3. Am I registered to vote? check here
4. How do I vote if I'm not already registered?
The deadline to register to vote was November 1st. If you missed the voter registration deadline, there is still an opportunity to register and vote. Election Day Registration (EDR) starts at 6am and ends promptly at 8pm. You must be registered in the system by 8pm in order to vote. The entire process is lengthy, as it includes voter registration, verification, and then finally the actual casting of a ballot. Depending on the popularity of this option and the individual voter's circumstances, wait times can vary from a minimum of 20 minutes to an hour or more!
In addition, for EDR, a voter must bring the appropriate proof of identity and residency.
NOTE: Current DMV Connecticut Drivers License/Non-Driver's License/Learner's Permit satisfy both proof of identity and residence. (Adhesive strip with change of address acceptable.)
Proof of Identity: . Birth Certificate . Social Security Card . Oath of another elector or proof satisfactory to registrars (Reminder: identity ONLY) . College photo ID, in place of birth certificate, license, or Social Security card . Drivers License (Reminder: out of state OK for identity ONLY)
Proof of Residence (Examples): . Current CT Drivers License/Non-Driver License or Motor Vehicle Learners Permit . Utility Bill-due no later than 30 days post election . Current college or university registration or fee statement . Lease . Current Paycheck/Bank Statement . Property tax bill . Naturalization documents . Passport (recent & includes residential address)
5. Can I see a Sample Ballot? Click Here