Deadline for voter registration is approaching

southington-politicsSouthington residents have until Tuesday, Nov. 1 to register to vote in the Nov. 8 state election, and they have four ways to do it.

  • IN PERSON—Residents can drop in to the Registrar of Voters Office (Election Department) at town hall, 75 Main St. to register with Southington Registrar of Voters Edward M. Malczyk (D) or Robert L. Sherman (R). There will be special in-person voter registration sessions on Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., in the registrars’ office.
  • BY MAIL—Mail-in voter application cards must be postmarked on or before Nov. 1.
  • ONLINE—Voter application cards must be completed online by Tuesday, Nov. 1. To register, go to and click on “Registrar of Voters/Election Dept.” under the departments tab. Choose “Register to Vote” under additional links.
  • AT THE LIBRARY—Voter application cards must be completed and available for pickup and processing by Nov. 1.

After Tuesday, Nov. 1, voter registration is only open to people that have newly moved to town; have turned 18 years of age; or has become a U.S. citizen after Nov. 1. Supporting documentation must be presented in-person at the Registrar of Voters office at 75 Main St. before noon on Nov. 7.

On Tuesday, Nov. 8, people may still register and vote in person at the Southington Town Hall, lower level, at the Election Day Registration location between the hours of 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. All registrants must have proof of residence.

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