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
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.
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
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
Essie S. Labrot Town Clerk
Address & Phone: West Hartford Town Hall
50 South Main Street, Room 313
West Hartford, CT 06107
Fax: (860) 561-7438
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.
50 South Main StreetWest Hartford, CT 06107 Website: https://www.WestHartfordCT.gov P. 860-561-7500 | F. 860-561-7400 | H. M-F, 8:30A-4:30P Assessment, Registrars, Tax, and Town Clerk have alternate hours.