Elections will be held on Tuesday, November 2 at Town Hall, 24 Pine Street from 6 A.M. to 8 P.M. to cast votes for first selectman, selectman, town clerk, treasurer, tax collector, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Board of Assessment Appeals, Planning & Zoning Commission, and Zoning Board of Appeals.

Voting machines will be used. Absentee ballots will be counted at the polls.
Absentee ballots are available from the town clerk. Office hours: Monday to Thursday from 9 A.M. to noon and 1 to 4 P.M. by appointment. Call 672-2709 or email cwltownclerk@optonline.net to make an appointment.
Applications will not be mailed to every voter, but will be mailed upon request. Electors may use an absentee ballot if they will be unable to appear at the polling place on Election Day. Completed applications can be placed in the designated secure drop box outside the town clerk’s office or can be mailed.
Completed ballots can also be placed in the drop box or mailed. Do not take your ballot to the polling place on Election Day. It must be processed by the town clerk and she will submit it to the polling place to be counted. Ballots must be returned to the town clerk by 8 P.M. on Election Day.
Voter Registration: The deadline for voter registration is October 26 in order to vote in the November 2 municipal election. A registration session will be held at the town hall on October 26 from 9 A.M. to 8 P.M. To register to vote you need a Connecticut drivers license OR your Social Security number and Photo ID. You will sign stating you are an United State Citizen and Cornwall is your primary residence (bonafide). You will no longer vote at your previous location.
Registration applications are available at the Town Hall (call ahead) and Library. For Online registration a Connecticut drivers license is required (voterregistration.ct.gov).
The deadline for mail and online registrations is October 26 as well.


Registrar hours vary, please email us at cwlregistrar@gmail.com.

Jayne W. Ridgway '22

860 672-0279

Cara Y. Weigold '22

860 307-7077