Unhappy with what’s going on in Hartford? Interested in a change in Washington?
Connecticut voters get their chance to choose candidates for 5 offices — 4 statewide, 1 in the US Senate — next month.
But in order to vote in the August 14 primary election, you must be a member of a political party.
Republicans will choose from among 5 candidates for governor. There are also contested races for lieutenant governor, US senator, treasurer, comptroller and attorney general.
Democrats have primaries for governor, lieutenant governor treasurer and attorney general. The full list is below.
The online voter registration deadline is August 9 (11:59 p.m.). The mail postmark voter registration deadline is August 9. The in-person voter registration deadline is August 13 (12 p.m.).
Absentee ballots are available on Tuesday, July 24. They must be received by the local town clerk by 8 p.m. on primary Election Day.
Questions? Call Westport’s registrars of voters: 203-341-1115, or stop in to their office at Town Hall.
- Governor: Ned Lamont*, Joe Ganim
- Lieutenant governor: Susan Bysiewicz*, Eva Bermudez Zimmerman
- Treasurer: Shawn Wooden*, Dita Bhargava
- Attorney general: William Tong*, Paul Doyle, Chris Mattei
- Governor: Mark Boughton*, Timothy Herbst, Steve Obsitnik, Bob Stefanowski, David Stemerman
- Lieutenant governor: Joe Markley*, Jayme Stevenson, Erin Stewart
- US Senator: Matthew Corey*, Dominic Rapini
- Treasurer: Thad Gray*, Art Linares
- Comptroller: Kurt Miller*, Mark Greenberg
- Attorney general: Sue Hatfield*, John Shaban
* indicates the party-endorsed candidate