Voting & Elections

Absentee Ballots

Absentee Ballots are available for any Election, Primary, Referendum. In order to obtain an Absentee Ballot, an authentic signed application is required first. The Absentee Ballot Application is available to download online or in the Town Clerk's Office. Signed and completed applications can be mailed to: Town Clerk, PO Box 843, Kent, CT 06757 or returned to the white Elections/Ballot drop box located outside Town Hall (side parking lot).

When the application is received and processed, you will be given a ballot. Absentee Ballots are available 30 days before an election. To cast your vote, fill in the circles on the ballot and return it to the Town Clerk's Office by mail,  in person or to the Elections drop box located outside Town Hall. 

Any registered voter may vote by Absentee Ballot if you meet any one of following requirements:
-For November 2, 2021 election-COVID-19 may be used as a valid reason.
-Active service in the Armed Forces of the United States;
-Absence from the town during all of the hours of voting;
-Religious tenets forbid 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 my own during all of the hours of voting;
-Physical disability.