Absentee Ballots


An absentee ballot may be applied for by any qualified registered voter unable to vote due to the following reasons:


*Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States

 *Absence from town of residence


*Religious tenets forbidding secular activity on the day of the election, primary or referendum

*Duties as a primary, election or referendum official at a polling place other than your own during all of the hours of voting

*Physical disability


Application for Absentee Ballot

The application may be faxed to the town clerk's office at (203) 263-5477, but the original signed application must be sent by mail in order for the ballot to be counted.

Ballots will be sent out when the faxed application is received, but it cannot be counted if the original signed application has not been received.

Please mail completed application to:

Town Clerk's Office
281 Main Street South
Woodbury, CT  06798


 Permanment Absentee Ballot Information

Permanent Absentee Ballot Information Per Public Act No. 12-57, effective January 1, 2013, any Elector who is permanently physically disabled is entitled to receive an Absentee Ballot for every election, primary, or referendum without reapplying. To be eligible, an Elector must complete and sign an Absentee Ballot Application and submit it to the Town Clerk together with a Physician’s note on the Physician’s letterhead stating the Elector has a permanent disability and is unable to appear in person at their polling place.


Application for Absentee Ballot using the CT Online Portal

Connecticut law allows you to receive an absentee ballot if you cannot appear at your assigned polling place on Election Day because of active service in the military, absence from the town in which you are eligible to vote, sickness, religious tenets that forbid secular activity on the day of the election, duties as an election official at a polling place other than your own during all of the hours of voting, or physical disability. To receive your absentee ballot, please complete, sign, and submit an application online.

Application for Referendum Absentee Ballot

Registered electors of the Town of Woodbury or United States Citizens, who are eighteen years or older, and own taxable property assessed at $1,000.00 or more on the October 1st Grand List, can vote in this referendum.  Ballots cannot be mailed for a referendum that is to be held with less than three weeks notice. 

Please remember that obtaining an absentee ballot is a two step process; first, you must complete an application and it must be verified by the office of the Town Clerk, and second, an absentee ballot will then be issued.  Absentee ballots must be given to the applicant in person or to the applicant's designee.  Ballots must be returned to the office of the Town of Woodbury Town Clerk before the close of the polls, 8:00PM on the day of the election.