The deadline to register has been extended to Thursday, November 1st at 8pm.
Sherman Registrar of Voters Sheila McMahon says if you want to participate in the November 6th election, you need to present either a drivers license or social security card as ID. Plans as of Saturday were for all of the registrar's offices in the state to be open on Tuesday from 9am to 8pm. That was when Tuesday at 8pm was the deadline.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says this is going to be a very high turnout election and urges anyone thinking about the very important issues facing municipalities, the state and the country--to register to vote now while you still can so your voice can be heard.
Merrill says barring any last-minute withdrawals, the list of candidates for the general election is now set. Write-in candidates do not appear on the ballot, but voting machines are programmed to accept votes for write-ins if they are registered with the Secretary of the State.
The following is a complete list of registered write-in candidates for political office in Connecticut in 2012:
President of the United States Stephen Durham
Vice Pres. of the United States Christina Lopez
President of the United States James E. Harris
Vice Pres. of the United States Maura Deluca
President of the United States Tom Hoefling
Vice Pres. of the United States Jonathan Ellis
President of the United States Raymond Sizemore
Vice Pres. of the United States Vicki Tomalin
President of the United States Jill Stein
Vice Pres. of the United States Cheri Honkala
President of the United States Gerald Warner
Vice Pres. of the United States Ricky A. Hood
U.S. Senate Michael D. Adams
U.S. Senate Matthew Coleman
U.S. Senate Rajat Hodja
U.S. Senate Peter Rumbin
U.S. Senate Jeff Russell
U.S. Senate John Traceski
U.S. Senate Michael Vasile
3rd Congressional District Hector W. Concepcion, Jr.
3rd Congressional District Stephen “Steve” Packard
5th Congressional District Russ Jaeger
5th Congressional District John Pistone
State Senate - District #7 Elizabeth Traceski
State Senate – District #21 John M. Dempsey
State Senate – District #26 Remy Chevalier
State Representative – District #24 Ruslan Vasyliv
State Representative – District #34 William “Bill” Devine
State Representative – District #43 William B. Cutler
Registrar of Voters – Bridgeport David N. Moore