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Donna Freeborn (R) and Elaine Jordano (D)

Department Profile

The Registrars of Voters work part-time to maintain the records of the electors of the Town of New Fairfield.  They are responsible for duties concerning elections, primaries, and referendums.  The Registrars conduct a canvass of electors between February and May each year.

Registration Requirements

  1. United States Citizenship and New Fairfield Residency;
  2. 17 year-olds turning 18 by November can register to vote in the Primary
  3. Proof of Identity (see note)

Note:  Please bring proof of identity when applying for voter registration.  Suggested forms of identification are: social security card, driver's license or birth certificate.  If foreign born, proof of citizenship is requested.

Voter Registration Cards can be obtained anytime from the New Fairfield Public Library or in the Town Hall during regular business hours.

Persons with Physical Disabilities may request the Local Registrar of Voters to come to the place where they live.

For the Presidential Election being held on November 8, 2016:

The Registrars of Voters will be in session on Wednesdays in October between the hours of 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The mail-in/on-line voter registration deadline is Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  All mail-in registrations must be received or postmarked by this date in order to be accepted for the November 8, 2016 election date.  The on-line registration will also end on this date.

The in-person voter registration deadline is Tuesday, November 1, 2016.  All applicants must appear in person with the proper identification.  The hours for registration are from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.