Plan your vote for Tues., Nov. 2nd!

When is Election Day & who will I be voting for?

All voters - even voters not registered with a political party - can vote on Election Day on Tuesday, November 2nd. Polls are open 6:00am - 8:00pm.

You will vote for 2 candidates for City Council from your district from any party.

You will vote for up to 3 candidates for Board of Education from any party.

You will vote for up to 3 candidates for City Sheriff from any party.

What candidates should I support?

If you live in their district, you should support the City Council and Board of Education candidates who pledged to work on The People’s Platform and are endorsed by the Unrig Bridgeport coalition. You can learn more about each endorsed candidate here.

Unrig Bridgeport City Council Candidates:

  • Tyler Mack & Jorge Cruz, 131st District, Democrats
  • Dasha Spell, 132nd District, Democrat
  • Aikeem Boyd, 133rd District, Democrat
  • Aidee Nieves & Maria Valle, 137th District, Democrats

Unrig Bridgeport Board of Education Candidates:

  • Joseph Sokolovic, Republican, Working Families Party

Sample Ballots for all districts:

I don’t know what City Council district I live in. How can I find this information?

You can locate your City Council district by viewing this map: City Council Voting Districts

You can locate your polling location (where you vote) here: Local Polling Locations

I’m still worried about COVID-19. Can I use an absentee ballot to vote?

Yes! In 2021, you can still use the COVID-19 pandemic as a legal excuse for needing an absentee ballot to vote. Here are step-by-step instructions on how to use an absentee ballot:

  1. Click here to download the absentee ballot application in English or in Spanish
  2. Fill it out and mail it or bring it to Bridgeport’s Town Clerk, City Hall Room 122 , 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport, CT 06604
  3. Wait to receive your absentee ballot in the mail
  4. Complete your absentee ballot in the privacy of your home
  5. Do not let anyone touch or take your absentee ballot
  6. Mail your absentee ballot back to Bridgeport’s Town Clerk or put it in one of Bridgeport’s secure ballot drop boxes

Absentee Ballot drop boxes are located at:

  1. Margaret E. Morton Government Center, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport
  2. City Hall 45 Lyon Terrace, Bridgeport
  3. Fire House #10 950 Boston Avenue
  4. Fire House, 245 Ocean Terrace

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

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

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

  1. You can register to vote online here 
  2. You can register to vote by mail by downloading, printing, and mailing your registration from here
  3. You can register to vote in person at the Registrar Of Voters Office any day, even on Election Day. During a Primary Election, only voters who are not registered with a party may register to vote on Election Day. The Registrar’s Office is located at Margaret E. Morton Gov. Center, 1st Floor, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT 06604. Phone: (203) 576-7281
  4. For more information, please visit https://www.vote.org/state/connecticut/