Connecticut ID requirements for absentee ballots

Who is eligible for Absentee Voting?

  • Voter is in active service in U.S. Armed Forces
  • Absence from town during all voting hours
  • Voter is ill
  • Religious tenets forbid secular activity on the day of the election, primary or referendum
  • Voter has duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than their own during all voting hours
  • Voter has a physical disability

Do you need to submit ID with your absentee ballot request?

Yes, acceptable forms of ID include:

  • A copy of a current and valid photo ID
  • A copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, government check, paycheck, or other government document that shows voter’s name and address

 

Do you need to submit ID with your ballot?

No, but if you registered to vote by mail and are voting by absentee ballot in your first federal election, you must enclose a copy of your photo ID or document bearing your name and residence address in the envelope with your voted ballot.

last update: March 18, 2020

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