Elections Government

What You Need to Know to Make Sure Your Absentee Ballot is Counted

Secure Absentee Ballot boxes are in front of West Hartford Town Hall (near the parking lot) and can be used to drop off applications as well as completed ballots. Photo credit: Ronni Newton (we-ha.com file photo)

West Hartford Town Clerk Essie Labrot provided the following information to those who plan to vote by absentee ballot for the Aug. 11 primary.

Absentee ballot envelope B. Courtesy of Essie Labrot


Absentee ballots are in the mail and should be received this week by all voters who requested them by application.

After your ballot is filled out, place in Envelope B: REMEMBER to SIGN and DATE as directed otherwise your ballot will NOT BE COUNTED.

Inserting absentee ballot into Envelope B. Courtesy of Essie Labrot

Insert into the Postage Paid Envelope: Make sure the address of the TOWN CLERK is visible in the envelope window.

TO RETURN YOUR BALLOT: You may put in the mail for U.S. Post Office to deliver, OR you may drop it off at one of the two Election Drop Boxes located at the front entrance of Town Hall. The secure Election Drop boxes are available 24/7 for voters to make sure that their ballots are received by Aug. 11 8 p.m.

Any ballots not received by U.S. Mail or dropped in these Election Drop Boxes by 8 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2020, WILL NOT be counted.

Make sure the Town Clerk’s address is visible in the window of the return postage-paid envelope. Courtesy of Essie Labrot

Remember, SIGN, SEAL, DROP in BOX by Aug. 11 at  8 p.m.!

For any questions, please call the Election Hotline at 860-561-7458.

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