Registered Connecticut voters will be asked to show an acceptable ID at the polls to vote. Voters without ID may sign an affidavit and vote a regular ballot.
VoteRiders provides updated information and free, expert assistance to help you with voter ID questions including how to renew your expired ID, how to obtain the documents needed to secure your ID, and how to correct errors in your birth certificate. Call or text VoteRiders’ Voter ID Helpline: 844-338-8743.
GUIDE TO VOTER ID RULES IN CONNECTICUT
- Social Security Card
- Any other pre-printed form of ID that shows your
- Name and address, OR
- Name and signature, OR
- Name and photo
If you do not have any of the above IDs, you can still vote by signing a State affidavit.
FEDERAL REQUIREMENTS FOR FIRST TIME VOTERS
First-time voters, including those who have not voted in a previous Federal election or who have never voted in their county of residence in a Federal election, must present documentation proving their identity in order to complete their voter registration. This is required under the federal Help America Vote Act, enacted in 2002.