Registrars of Voters
Suzanne G. Chapman / Republican
Christine Psathas / Democrat
Town Office Building, Lower Level
40 Old Farms Rd
Willington, CT 06279
Tuesdays 10 am to 12 pm
and by appointment
The annual canvass of voters began in January
and will continue into March.
If you received a canvass letter, please fill out the requested
information and return to our office as soon as possible.
Call if you have questions.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register to vote?
You must be a U.S. citizen, a resident of Willington, and be at least 18 years old, by the date of the election, in order to register (17 year olds may pre-register if they will turn 18 before election day). In order to vote in a primary you must be enrolled with that party.
You may register using any one of the following methods:
- Download a voter registration application by clicking here. The completed application may be mailed to or dropped off at the Registrars' office
- Fill out an on-line voter registration application from the Secretary of State’s website: www.ct.gov/sots
- Contact the Registrars to have a voter registration application mailed to you
- Appear at the Town Clerk’s office or the Registrars' office and complete an application
- Applications are also available at any DMV office or public library
Once the Registrars have processed your application, you will receive a letter of acceptance or rejection within approximately 7-10 days.
How do I change my address in town, my name or my party affiliation?
Follow the procedures above to change your address within town, your name or party affiliation.
How can I check if I am currently a registered voter in Willington?
Contact the Registrars or click on the link below.
How do I vote if I will be out of town on a Referendum or Election Day?
You may request an absentee ballot application by contacting the Town Clerk’s office at 860-487-3121.
Who is eligible to vote in a Referendum?
All registered voters are eligible to vote. If you are not a registered voter in Willington, you may still be eligible to vote in a referendum if : you are a U.S. citizen at least 18 years of age and pay taxes to the town on property assessed at $1,000 or more which appeared on the last completed Grand List.
How do I get on the ballot for public office?
The easiest way to run for a public office is to be nominated by one of the three local political parties. You may also run “undesignated” by filling out specific paperwork and acquiring a specified number of endorsements from registered voters. Call the Town Clerk for more details.
What elections are held in Willington?
Municipal, State and Federal Elections are held each year on the first Tuesday following the first Monday during the month of November. The annual Budget Referendum is held on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in May.
Where do I vote?
Voting takes place in the large meeting room (Common Room) on the upper level at the Willington Town Office Building, 40 Old Farms Road. State and Federal Laws require proof of identification for all voters.
Updated February 27, 2015