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Town Clerk O’Sullivan Urges Students To Register To Vote & Complete Absentee Ballot Applications

Patrick O’Sullivan, Orange Town Clerk, 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 am to 4:30pm.  You can also download a voter registration application and or an application for absentee ballot by going to the Secretary of the State’s website:, Click on the elections area Or The town of Orange website:  Click the registrar of voter’s page or the town clerk page.  Submit to:

Orange Town Hall
Town Clerk
617 Orange 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 203-891-4715/4716, or the Town Clerk’s Office.

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