On November 7, 2017, Bridgeport will elect 20 City Council members and 5 Board of Education members. These elected officials will be responsible for funding and running our city's schools. If you don't vote, they don't listen. Claim your power at the polls!
Commit to vote in 2017
Make sure you're registered
Check your polling place
Key Dates & Deadlines
8pm - Vote in the Bridgeport Municipal Primary for Board of Education and City Council. Polls open at 6am.
8pm - Vote in the Bridgeport Municipal Election for Board of Education and City Council. Polls open at 6am.
Registrar of Voters
Know Your Rights
Connecticut has a Voter's Bill of Rights, which guarantees the right to:
- Inspect a sample ballot before voting
- Receive instructions on operating voting equipment
- Cast a ballot if you're in line when the polls are closing
- Receive assistance, including assistance in languages other than English
- Vote free from coercion or intimidation by election officials or any other person
- Cast a ballot using voting equipment that accurately counts all votes
- Vote by provisional ballot if you have not registered to vote and your name is not on the voter list
- Be informed of how to restore your right to vote if you were incarcerated for a felony conviction
- Vote independently and privately at a polling place, regardless of physical disability
If any of your rights are violated, you have the right to file an official complaint with the State Elections Enforcement Commission at 866-733-2463 or the United States Department of Justice at 800-253-3931.
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