2019 LOCAL ELECTION FAQs

Welcome to Bridgeport’s 2019 Local Elections! Here’s a list of FAQs:

When can I vote?

Primary Day is Tuesday, September 10th, 2019. Polls are open 6:00am – 8:00pm. In Connecticut, you must be registered with a political party to vote in a primary. In Bridgeport, the Democratic Party, the Republican Party, and the Working Families Party are all active parties in our local elections.

General Election Day is Tuesday, November 5th, 2019. Polls are open 6:00am – 8:00pm. This election is open to all voters, including unaffiliated voters (voters not registered with a party). 

 

Who will I be voting for?

Up for election this year in Bridgeport are the following: Mayor, All 20 seats on City Council, 3 seats on the Board of Education, Town Clerk, City Clerk, and 3 City Sheriffs

We will post who is on the ballot as soon as candidates are confirmed: (candidates websites provided where available)

Mayor:

City Council, 130th:

City Council, 131st:

City Council, 132nd:

City Council, 133rd:

City Council, 134th:

City Council, 135th:

City Council, 136th:

City Council, 137th:

City Council, 138th:

City Council, 139th:

Board of Education:

Town Clerk:

City Clerk: 

City Sheriff:

 

Will there be anything else on the ballot?

Unknown at this time.

 

I don’t know what districts I live in. How can I find this information?

You can locate your local voting district for City Council by using the local map, available here

 

I don’t know where to vote. How can I find this information?

You can check your voter registration and local polling location here: http://www.dir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx

 

I am not sure if I am registered to vote. How can I check this information?

You can check your voter registration and local polling location here: http://www.dir.ct.gov/sots/LookUp.aspx

 

I do not know anything about any of the candidates who are running. How will I know who to vote for?

We will try to educate voters by hosting candidate forums and town halls closer to election day. FaithActs for Education also usually publishes an online voter guide, so you can check back to their website.

 

I am not registered to vote in Bridgeport. Can I still register?