Voter ID
in Connecticut

Many states now require Voter ID at the polls in order to vote. Find out your state's ID requirements so you know what to bring with you to cast your ballot.

Do all voters need ID?

ID required for first time voters?

ID required when voting absentee?

Acceptable ID Types for Connecticut

Voters in Connecticut must show ID at the polls to vote. Connecticut will accept IDs from US states, besides Connecticut. You may also sign an affidavit in lieu of presenting ID. Valid forms of identification include;

  • Social Security Card
  • Any other pre-printed form of ID that shows your
    • Name and address, OR
    • Name and signature, OR
    • Name and photo

What happens when you go to vote without an ID

You can vote using a provisional ballot. All registered voters must show ID at the polls. If you are a registered voter, but do not bring an acceptable ID, you may vote a provisional ballot. For this ballot to be counted you must sign a written affirmation that you are qualified to vote, that you have not already voted in the election, and provide your address and birth date.

Trans and Non-Binary Voters

Click here for state specific information for updating your ID and voter registration.

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