Registrars of Voters
The Registrars of Voters mailing address: 18 Church Street /Memorial Town Hall
The Registrar of Voters telephone number: 203-239-5321 Extension 640
Office Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Registrars of Voters
The two Registrars of Voters are responsible for conducting all Referenda, Primaries, Audit and Election events in North Haven. They hire and train all Election staff, and produce all of the necessary Election materials. Each year, the Registrars carry out a State mandated Canvass to update the town voter registry. The Registrars are also administrators of the State Election Laws. The Registrars use a State centralized voter registration system [ConnVerse] to register voters, maintain voter records, produce voter lists for Elections, and compile voter statistics. In compliance with State and Federal election laws, the Registrars test and use Accuvote Election tabulators during all Election events. A printable voter registration form is available on the Registrars of Voters page on the town website [see bottom of page].
Of the approximately 24,000 [2010 Census] persons living in North Haven, 15,186 [Voter Registration Summary 8/2012] are registered to vote.
To register to vote in North Haven you must meet the following requirements: be a U.S. Citizen, a resident of North Haven, and be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 before primary/Election day)
Any resident that meets the above requirements may register to vote any weekday in person at either the ROV Office or the Town Clerk Office in Town Hall. In addition, voter registration cards can be downloaded from the town website (see below). Once completed, these forms may be mailed or delivered in person to the Registrars’ Office or dropped off at Town Hall reception desk.
Upcoming Election events
Town Budget Referendum
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
**IMPORTANT INFORMATION CONCERNING VOTING IN TOWN REFERENDA**
Beginning with the May 21, 2013 Town Budget Referenda, and during all future Town of North Haven Referenda, all voting will take place in ONE polling place, the M. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley Street. All districts vote in District 1, polling place location: the Recreation Center gym, 7 Linsley Street. The Recreation Center is across from the North Haven Police Dept. There is handicap parking in the semi-circle next to the entrance of the polling place. Parking for electors is available, on the street, in the lot adjacent to the pool entrance, as well as in the library lot. Parking (though limited to before and after town business hours) is available behind the Town Annex.
Who may vote in a Town Budget Referendum?
You may vote in a referendum if you are a registered voter in North Haven. However, if you are not a registered voter in North Haven, you may vote if you meet all of the following conditions: you own property in North Haven with an assessed value of at least $1,000.00 on the latest Grand List, excluding any exemption; you must be at least 18 years old; and you must be a United States citizen.
The current Grand List is as of October 1, 2012. This means that if you are not a registered voter, and you acquired the property with an assessed value of at least $1,000.00 after October 1, 2012, you are not eligible to vote in the Referendum.
In addition, you must own the property as an individual, not as a partnership or a corporation. If you intend to vote off of the Grand List, the Registrars recommend that you bring your most recent tax bill with you to the polls to speed up the verification process.
Absentee Ballots: The Town Clerk is responsible for absentee ballots. Absentee ballot applications are available prior to an election at the Town Clerk’s office in Town Hall. You may also download an absentee ballot application from the Secretary of the State’s website: www.sots.ct.gov and click on voter resources. Once completed, send the application to the Town Clerk at Town Hall, 18 Church St. North Haven, CT 06473.
Absentee ballots for the May 21, 2013 Town Budget Referendum will be available beginning Thursday, May 2, 2013.
North Haven’s Congressional District: 3. Assembly District: 87.
State Senate Districts: 34 and State Senate District 11. State Senate District 11 is located within Voting District 3.
If you are not sure of your voting district, click on “voting district by street’’ (above)
North Haven polling places locations for November Elections & Primaries
District 1 – Mildred Wakeley Recreation Center – 7 Linsley Street
District 2 – Montowese Elementary School – 145 Fitch Street
District 3 & District 3 – 11 (State Senate District 11) – Ridge Road Elementary School
1341 Ridge Road
District 4 – Green Acres Elementary School – 146 Upper State Street
District 5 - Clintonville Elementary School – 456 Clintonville Road
North Haven polling places for REFERENDA ONLY (beginning May 2013)
All Districts vote in District 1 polling place: M. Wakeley Recreation Center, 7 Linsley St.
The Registrars of Voters are Laurie Brangi & Patty Jackson-Marshall