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Town Clerk's Office

Welcome to the West Hartford Town Clerk's Office! 
Office Hours:

Mon. & Wed.: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Click Here for Sample Ballots


Click here for an absentee ballot application.

Town Clerk Essie Labrot announced that absentee ballots are now available in the Town Clerk’s office for the August 14, 2018 Primary.

In order to vote in the Primary, you must be enrolled in either the Democratic or Republican Party. If you are an Unaffiliated voter, or not registered to vote, you may click here for more information that will allow to either register to vote, or join a Party.

If you will be out of town or not able to make it to the polls on Election day due to illness, disability, military service, election duties or religious reasons, you are eligible to vote by absentee ballot.


Applications may be picked up in the clerk’s office or downloaded off of the Town Clerk’s website, (see above).  Once applications are received, ballots are mailed out within the next day. You may also come in person to do the application and receive your ballot.

Please note, that each person who applies for an application must sign it with an original signature – (parents cannot sign for their child, or spouses for each other).


The Town Clerk’s office is open: Monday and Wednesdays from 8:30 – 4:30; Tuesday from 7:30 – 4:30;

Thursdays 8:30 – 7:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 – noon.

 For further information on Registering to vote, please call the Registrar of Voter’s office at  561-7451, and for Absentee Ballot information, the Town Clerk’s office at 561- 7430

The office of the Town Clerk is the oldest in American History. It was created with the landing of the early settlers in America and serves as a direct link between the citizens of the community and their government. Every town and city in Connecticut has a town Clerk who serves in the role as: custodian of official public records; communicator of public policy; organizer of public business; recorder of the community's history, performer of many varied tasks that assist in the smooth operation of local governance.

Our office is the central hub of local government, linking citizens with the documentation of their town’s business and events. In addition to the Land Records, Vital Statistics and other records, the Town Clerk is also designated as the Council Clerk. In this capacity, the Council Clerk serves as the official secretary at Town Council Meetings and Public Hearings, and is the certifying official on municipal documents.

We connect with over 50,000 customers by phone, mail or in person each year; are second only to the Tax Department in revenue collection (between $1,000,000 and $2,000,000 each year); and process over 24,000 transactions a year.

Your Town Clerk’s office has entered the twenty-first century embracing the technology age. Our state of the art computer system allows for documents to be indexed and scanned making the information immediately available to the public through computer terminals. This system also links revenue and other functions within the office.

Our office is continuously striving to provide courteous and efficient services to our citizens and taxpayers through the most modern and cost-effective methods available. Please visit us on our web site or in person – we look forward to assisting you!

Essie S. Labrot
Town Clerk

Address & Phone:
West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 313
West Hartford, CT 06107
(860) 561-7430
Fax: (860) 561-7438

Office Hours:
Mon. & Wed.: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM to 7:00 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Land recordings must be processed 15 minutes prior to our closing time.