IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

August 3rd, 2016

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016 GENERAL ELECTION

VOTER REGISTRATION

How to Check Your Voter Registration Status: To check your voter status, go to http://www.dir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx, enter your data, and your current voter status will be listed.

Voter Registration Applications: Voter Registration Applications are available at the Lyme Town Hall, 480 Hamburg Road during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM).  You may also download an application or register online at the Secretary of the State’s website at www.sots.ct/gov.

Voter Registration Deadline – By Mail: Deadline for registrars to receive MAIL IN Applications for registration to vote in the General Election is NOVEMBER 1, 2016.

Voter Registration Deadline – In Person: Last day for eligible citizens to register to vote in the General Election is NOVEMBER 8, 2016.  Note:  Election Day Registration must be done at the Designated Election Day Registration location, which is Lyme Town Hall.

ABSENTEE BALLOTS

Absentee Ballot Applications: Absentee ballots applications are available in person from Town Clerk anytime during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM-4:00 PM) or you may download an application from the Secretary of the State’s website at www.sots.ct/gov.

Absentee Ballot Availability: Absentee ballots will be available beginning October 7. If you have completed an absentee ballot application prior to that date, it will be mailed to you on that date.

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline: Absentee ballots must be received by the Town Clerk no later than 8:00 PM on Election Day.  Note:  If an absentee ballot is returned in person by the applicant, it must be returned by or on the day before the election.  Note: town hall closes at 4:00 PM.

ELECTION DAY

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. On that day votes will be cast for United States Presidential and Vice-Presidential electors, United States Senator, Representative in Congress (2nd District), State Senator (33rd Senate District), State Representative (23rd General Assembly District), Registrar of Voters (Lyme).  The location of the polling place is the LYME TOWN HALL located at 480 Hamburg Road, Lyme, CT 06371.  Voting tabulators will be used.  The polls will open at six o’clock in the morning (6:00 AM) and will remain open until eight o’clock in the evening (8:00 PM).