Registrars of Voters

  • Democratic Registrar: Santa I. Ayala (Sandi)
  • Democratic Deputy: Patricia A. Howard
  • Republican Registrar: Linda A. Grace
  • Republican Deputy: Francisco R. Borres


What we do:

Register voters; maintain voting and party enrollment lists; administer all elections, primaries; and absentee ballot central counting. Selection and training of election officials; voting machine mechanics; purchase and maintenance of voting equipment and accessories; redistricting of district boundaries; selection of polling locations and respond to inquiries from all persons and agencies.


  1. U.S. Citizen, 18 yrs of age and a bona-fide city resident.
  2. Pre-Registration of 17 year olds become eligible to vote on their 18th birthday.
  3. If previously convicted of a felony, have completed sentence and had rights restored by Registrars.
  4. Register in Registrars Office from 9:15AM to 4:00PM Monday through Friday. Some form of identification must be presented.
  5. Registration by mail applications are available by calling the Registrars Office.

Click here to check if you are registered to vote or where your polling place is located 


General Election:

2016 Election Day (November 8, 2016) 

(All Voters that normally vote at Central High School will be voting at Madison School, 376 Wayne Street for the 2016 Election.)

PARTY AFFILIATION: You do not need to register with a political party to vote in a General Election, however, you must be a member of a political party in order to vote in that party’s primary.



Who can vote absentee: you are eligible to vote with an absentee ballot if you are unable to appear at the polling place during the hours of voting for one of the following reasons below:

  1. Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States
  2. Absence from town during all of the hours of voting
  3. Illness
  4. Religious tenets forbid secular activity, on the day of the election, primary or referendum.
  5. Duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than my own during all of the hours of voting
  6. Physical disability

Requests for Absentee Ballots are processed by Charles Clemons, Town Clerk.  For more information click here to go to Town Clerk's web page. Call (203) 576-7208 to have an application mailed to you.


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Contact information

Margaret E. Morton Gov. Center, 1st Floor
999 Broad Street
Bridgeport, CT 06604

Phone: (203) 576-7281
Fax: (203) 332-5629