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Registrar of Voters


On November 1st, 2022, the Registrars of Voters in Durham will hold a voter registration session in their office located at Town Hall, 30 Townhouse Road, from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Please Note- This is the last regular session for admission of electors for those who become 18 years of age, U.S. citizens, or residents of the municipality on or before November 1, 2022. People registering must be United States citizens who will be 18 years of age or older by November 8, 2022 and must be Durham residents.  New Voters who meet the above criteria may also register to vote at the polls on election day, November 8, 2022 at Coginchaug Regional HS, but the process will require additional identification and time. We urge new voters to register online or by mail by Tuesday, November 1, 2022.  The Registrar’s Office is open Wednesdays from 9:00 through 11:00AM.

The 2022 Election for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, U.S. Senator, Representative in Congress, State Senator, State Representative, Secretary of the State, Treasurer, Comptroller, Attorney General and Judge of Probate will be held on November 8th, 2022.  In-Person Voting will be held from 6am-8pm at the CRHS Gym.


Notice of Polling Place RELOCATION – Korn Elementary to Coginchaug Regional High School (CRHS)


Democratic Registrar
Heather Petit

Republican Registrar
Jon Scagnelli

Deputy Democratic Registrar
Pam Hogarth

Deputy Republican Registrar
Lindsay Dahlheimer


Office Hours: Wednesday 9am-11am


About the Registrar

Authority: General Statutes of the State of Connecticut, and Town Charter.
Powers and Duties: Those powers and duties provided by Section 9-1to 9-159 and additional appropriate statutes of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.
Printed Regulations: Section 9-1 to 9-159 and additional appropriate statutes of the General Statutes of the State of Connecticut.
Appointing Authority: General Town Election
Term of Office: Four years, elected in even number years


Voter Registration Information

SOTS Online Voter Registration
SOTS Voter Registration Lookup Tool
SOTS Absentee Ballot Information Webpage
Voter Registration Card  


Elections Information

Notice of Polling Place RELOCATION – Korn Elementary to Coginchaug Regional High School (CRHS)

For information about upcoming elections visit: Election Information page

A person can also register to vote with the town clerk in the absence of a registrar. Seventeen-year-olds are encouraged to register to vote and they will automatically become eligible on their eighteenth birthday. Under Connecticut General Statute s 9-20, all persons who register to vote in person with the Town Clerk or the Registrar of Voters must present identification.

Under the federal "Help America Vote Act" signed October 2002, all first time applicants registering to vote by mail, on or after January 01, 2003 are advised to attach to the application card a copy of a valid and current photo identification (such as a driver's license). If this information is not attached the voter must present proper ID at the polls or with their absentee ballot application in a federal election.


Election, Primary and Referenda Information

Election Information


Important Information about Voting

Why Register to Vote?
Enrolling in a Political Party
Independent Party Letter
2012 Redistricting Map
Districts by Street2017 Election and Referendum Information



February Presidential Preference Primary Held 2-5-08
Notice of Post Election Audit - September 11, 2012