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Posted on: October 18, 2023

The City of Norwalk’s Town Clerk’s Office is Issuing Absentee Ballots for upcoming Election

(Norwalk, Conn.) – Today, October 18, 2023, the City of Norwalk’s Town Clerk’s office announced it is issuing absentee ballots to residents who will be unable to appear at their polling place on Election Day, November 7, 2023. 

Applications for absentee ballots may be requested in person at the Town Clerk’s AB office, Room 101 or online from Applications are available in English and Spanish. In an effort to accommodate residents, the Town Clerk’s Office will be open with special hours on Saturday, November 4, 2023, from 9 AM – 12 PM. The Norwalk Town Clerk’s office is located at Norwalk City Hall, Room 102, 125 East Ave., Norwalk, CT, 06851. The office’s regular hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM  

Residents can request an absentee ballot for any of the following reasons: 

  • Active service in the U.S. armed forces;
  • Absence from the City of Norwalk during all the hours of voting;
  • Sickness; 
  • Physical disability,
  • Religious beliefs that prevent secular activity on that day; and
  • Required performance of duties as an election official at a polling place other than your own during all voting hours of that day. 

If residents are not eligible to vote absentee based on one of the six reasons mentioned but attempt to vote absentee anyway, they may be subject to civil or criminal penalties. If an elector has incurred an illness or physical disability within six days of the election, they may apply for an Emergency Absentee Ballot and will be able to designate someone to deliver the ballot to them and return it to the Town Clerk’s office. If someone has a permanent disability, they may be eligible to apply for a permanent absentee ballot.

Absentee ballot requests must be received by 4:00 PM November 6, 2023. All completed ballots must be received by 8:00 PM November 7, 2023.

Ballot Drop Boxes are available at the following locations within the City of Norwalk:

  • City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06851;
  • Norwalk Public Library, 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850; and
  • Norwalk Police Department, 1 Monroe Street, Norwalk, CT 06854.


For more information, call the Town Clerk’s office at (203) 854-7747 or visit their website at Clerk.




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