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General Election Information
Absentee Ballot Applications
The secretary of the state will send out absentee ballot applications to every eligible voter by mid-September. A postage prepaid envelope will be provided. Completed applications must be returned to the Office of the City Clerk, 355 Main St., West Haven, CT 06516.
Starting in early October, the city clerk’s office will send out absentee ballots. Completed ballots can be inserted into one of West Haven’s two official ballot drop boxes: in front of City Hall, 355 Main St., and at the handicapped-accessible entrance at City Hall’s back door.
Dog Licenses Dog license renewal offered online from June 1 to July 31
Dogs must be at least 6 months old and have an up-to-date rabies shot. A copy of a rabies vaccination and the fee — $8 for a neutered male/spayed female and $19 for a non-neutered male/non-spayed female — can be mailed to the city clerk. The dog license is mailed to the individual, saving a trip to City Hall. Licenses can be issued through the mail, if desired. New: From June 1 to July 31, renew a dog license online at Dog License Renewal.
April 1, 2020
PARTY ENDORSEMENTS — DELEGATES — CERTIFICATION
The last day for the chairman or the presiding officer and the secretary of caucus or the town committee, as the case may be, to certify to the City Clerk the names and street addresses of party-endorsed candidates for delegates. Certification must also be accompanied by 1) the name and street address of each person selected and 2) the name and number of the political subdivision or district for which each such person is elected. The City Clerk must forthwith publish the notice of certification and ensure that the list of candidates is on file (Connecticut Statutes 9-391 and 9-395).
The political parties have been informed to mail the certificate to both the City Clerk (original form) and the Secretary of the State (copy). A postmarked date of today or earlier shall be deemed as received in compliance with Connecticut Statute 9-391.