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Posted on: June 4, 2020

[ARCHIVED] August 11, 2020 Connecticut Democratic and Republican Presidential Primaries

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Connecticut’s Democratic and Republican Presidential Primaries are on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Polls are open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM.  

In order to vote in a Connecticut primary election, voters must be enrolled in the party holding the primary.  (You must be a member of the Democratic or Republican Party to vote in the 2020 Presidential Primary. ) If you are registered with a party and want to switch to a different one, there is a 3-month waiting period to gain voting privileges in the new party. To vote in the Presidential primary on August 11th, the deadline to change was May 11, 2020.

You can verify your party affiliation on the state’s Look Up tool:

If you are a U.S. citizen and a Connecticut resident who will turn 18 by Election Day, November 3, 2020, you are eligible to participate in the Presidential Primary on August 11, 2020. You can register online with a DMV-issued ID at or download the voter registration form in English or Spanish and mail it. Visit for more information about voting in Connecticut.

CONNECTICUT PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY DAY: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

ELECTION DAY: Tuesday, November 3, 2020 from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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