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Town Clerk Urges Students To Register To Vote, Complete Absentee Ballot Applications

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Aug 222018
 

Orange Town Clerk Patrick O’ Sullivan, is urging all students to register to vote prior to leaving for school or college and if needed complete an application for Absentee Ballot.

Any U.S. citizen, 17 years of age, may apply for admission as an elector by pre-registering and will become an elector on the day of their 18th birthday.

You may complete the voter registration application or application for Absentee Ballot at Town Hall weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You also may download a voter registration application and or an application for absentee ballot by going to the Secretary of the State’s website: www.sots.ct.gov and Click on the elections area
Or
The town of Orange website at www.orange-ct.gov and Click the registrar of voter’ s page or the town clerk page.

Submit to:
Orange Town Hall
Town Clerk
617 0range Center Rd
Orange, CT 06477

This year, Election Day is November 6, 2018. Voters will be exercising their Constitutional right to vote for:

• Governor/ Lieutenant Governor
• U.S. Senator
• Representative in Congress
• State Senator
• State Representative
• Secretary of the State
• Treasurer
• Comptroller
• Attorney General
• Judge of Probate
• Registrar of Voters

October 5th is the first day absentee ballots may be issued by the Town Clerk.

For those individuals voting by absentee ballot, they must first submit a completed application for absentee ballot, which can be done now.

Upon receipt of the completed application, the Town Clerk will mail the actual absentee ballot to you; please be sure to have an accurate college address.

In order for your vote to be counted, please follow the instructions carefully; the completed absentee ballot must be received by the Town Clerk by Election Day.

A new election law allows U.S. citizens to register and vote on Election Day. You must register and vote in the registrars’ office in the town hall.

If you have any questions and for further information, call the Registrar of Voters Office at 203-891-4715 or 203-891-4716, or the Town Clerk’ s Office.

Are You Registered to Vote?

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Oct 282017
 

Election Day is Nov. 7, are you registered to vote?

The Town of Orange has just made things a little easier for residents by including all the information you need to know about registering and voting on its new website on the Registrar of Voters page – https://www.orange-ct.gov/184/Registrar-of-Voters

Here’s what you’ll find there: 

• Voter Registration Lookup

• Register to Vote Online

• Mail-In Voter Registration Form

• Street List – Voting Districts

• Polling Place Locations

• General Information – Secretary of State

Registration Requirements

  • Applicants must be a US citizen, live at the address you state as a residence, be at least 18 years old on or before the next election, and not be convicted of a felony.
  • An elector may also register to vote in the Town Clerk’s office which is open Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Mail-in voter registration cards may be picked up at the following: Registration of Voters’ Office, Town Clerk’s Office, Department of Motor Vehicles, Libraries and “certain public assistance and social agencies” and from the Secretary of State’s office.

 

Orange Town Clerk Urges Students To Register To Vote, Complete Absentee Ballot Applications

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Jul 212017
 

Orange Town Clerk Patrick O’ Sullivan is urging all students to register to vote prior to leaving for school or college and if needed complete an application for Absentee Ballot.

“One of the greatest ways we can demonstrate our commitment to our democracy is to exercise our right to a free and secret vote;’ O’Sullivan said;’ when you look at other countries you immediately recognize it is not something that we should ever take for granted.”

Any U.S. citizen, 17 years of age, may apply for admission as an elector by pre-registering and will become an elector on the day of their 18th birthday. You may complete the voter registration application at Town Hall weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

You also may download a voter registration application and or an application for absentee ballot by going to the Secretary of the State’s website: www.sots.ct.gov  Click on the elections area.

This year, Election Day is November 7, 2017. Voters will be exercising their Constitutional right to vote for: First Selectman Selectmen, Town Clerk, Tax Collector, Board of Finance, Board of Education, Town Plan & Zoning, Constable, Amity and Regional Board of Education.

October 6 is the first day absentee ballots may be issued by the Town Clerk. For those individuals voting by absentee ballot, they must first submit a completed application for absentee ballot, which can be done now. Upon receipt of the completed application, the Town Clerk will mail the actual absentee ballot to you; please be sure to have an accurate college address.

In order for your vote to be counted, please follow the instructions carefully; the completed absentee ballot must be received by the Town Clerk by Election Day. A new election law allows U.S. citizens to register and vote on Election Day. You must register and vote in the registrars’ office in the town hall. If you have any questions and for further information, call the Registrar of Voters Office at 203-891-471 5/47 16, or the Town Clerk’s Office.

In order for your vote to be counted, please follow the instructions carefully; the Town Clerk must receive the completed absentee ballot by Election Day. A new election law allows U.S. citizens to register and vote on Election Day. You must register and vote in the registrars’ office in the town hall.

If you have any questions and for further information, call the Registrar of Voters Office at 203-891-4715/4716, or the Town Clerk’s Office.

Vote in The Presidential Preference Primary in Orange Tuesday from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.

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Apr 252016
 

Photo/Rebekah Price

Photo/Rebekah Price

The Republican and Democratic Presidential Preference Primary will take place in the town of Orange on Tuesday, April 26, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

There will be three polling places, one for each Orange voting district:

District 1 — Mary L. Tracy School, 650 Schoolhouse Lane

District 2 — High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, Gymnasium

District 3 — High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, Cafeteria

The names on the ballots for the nomination for President of the United States will be listed as:

Democrats

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente, San Diego, CA

Hillary Clinton, Chappaqua, NY

Bernie Sanders, Burlington, VT

Uncommitted

Republicans

Ted Cruz, Houston, TX

Ben Carson, West Palm Beach, FL

Donald Trump, New York, NY

John R Kasich, Genoa Township, OH

Uncommitted

Absentee ballots will be counted at the Orange Town Hall, 617 Orange Center Road.

Voter Requirements

In order to vote in the primary, you must be a registered Democrat or Republican.

The Town Clerk’s Office has Voter Registration paperwork available at Town Hall.

In CT you must be a US Citizen; be a resident of a CT town or city; be at least 17 years old (must turn 18 before election day); 17-year olds whoturn 18 on or before election day may prticipate in the primary.

If you move, you must fill out a new voter registration card if you have moved to a new town.

Your application must be postmarked by the fifth day before a primary (or received by the Registrar of Voters by the fifth day before a primary); you may apply in person to the Town Clerk or registrar until noon on the last business day before a primary.

Originally Published on: Mar 30, 2016 @ 16:25

Second Publishing on: Apr 14, 2016 @ 21:00

Important Information About Voter Registrations

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Oct 252015
 

Vote+CheckmarkThe Office of the Registrar of Voters would like to remind you of some important dates.

• Tuesday October 27 is the in-person cut-off for voter registrations. Applicants must appear in person to the Registrar of Voters office between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

• There will be a limited enrollment session on Monday November 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for persons who attained age or citizenship after the Oct. 27 deadline.

Election Day 2014 Is Coming Soon, Are You Registered?

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Sep 162014
 

Screen Shot 2014-09-15 at 7.53.28 PMOn Monday, Sept. 15, the Orange registrars of voters announced several voting dates of which you should be aware, in preparation for state and federal elections on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014.

The mail-in registration deadline for voters is Oct. 21 (postmark and online). Deadline for registering in person with the Registrars (Second Floor of Town Hall) is Tuesday, Oct. 28, at 8 p.m.,

A session to complete the preliminary registry list will be held at the town hall ion Tuesday, Sept. 30. from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

 A special registration session will be held at the Registrars office on Saturday, Oct. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The in-person cut-off for voter registrations during which the applicant must appear in person at the Registrars office is Tuesday, Oct. 28, between 9 a.m. and 8 p.m.

There will be a limited enrollment session on MondayNov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. for persons who attained age, citizenship or residency after the Oct. 28 deadline.

Applications for absentee ballots should be made through the Town Clerk’s office. You also may download an application from the Secretary of the State’s website: click on “Elections and Voting” then “Absentee Ballot Application.” Ballots will be available beginning Oct. 3.

The Town Clerk’s Office is available to register voters and for absentee ballots Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For more information call the Registrars office: Democrat 203-891-4715; Republican 203-891-4716