August 9 Primary Information

Democrats and Republicans have the opportunity to choose their candidates for various offices this coming Tuesday, August 9.

The primary features Connecticut statewide elections for both parties for Secretary of the State, which will be an open seat. The office was recently vacated by previous Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, who did not complete her term of office. The current Secretary of the State, Mark Kohler is not seeking election. 

Democrats will also choose a candidate for Connecticut state Treasurer. Republicans have already chosen Greenwich resident Harry Arora who will be on the ballot in November.

Republicans will be choosing their candidates for United States Senate to run against incumbent Richard Blumenthal; and for United States Congress serving the fourth district against incumbent Jim Himes. 

All primaries and elections in Greenwich are open for voting between 6am and 8pm. 

Polling locations for Aug 9 primary (also at https://www.greenwichct.gov/611/Voting-Hours-Locations):

District 1 & 1A 

Julian Curtiss School

180 East Elm Street, Greenwich

District 2 

Greenwich Town Hall

101 Field Point Rd, Greenwich

District 3 

Hamilton Avenue School Cafeteria*

184 Hamilton Avenue

District 4 & 4A 

New Lebanon School

25 Mead Avenue, Greenwich

District 5 & 5A 

Riverside School

90 Hendrie Avenue, Riverside

District 6 & 6A 

Old Greenwich School

285 Sound Beach Ave, Old Greenwich

District 7 & 7A 

Greenwich Library Lower Level*

101 West Putnam Avenue

District 8 

Cos Cob School Gym*

300 East Putnam Avenue

District 9 

Bendheim Western Greenwich Civic Center

449 Pemberwick Road, Greenwich

District 10 

Glenville School

33 Riversville Road, Greenwich

District 11 & 11A 

Parkway School Cafeteria*

141 Lower Cross Road

District 12 

North Mianus School

Palmer Hill Road, Riverside

*Changed for Aug 9 primary 

The Town Clerk’s office handles absentee ballots. There are four steps to the process beginning with step one, request an absentee ballot application.   

STEP ONE: REQUEST

You may request an application for an absentee ballot in any of the following ways: 

    Walk into the Town Clerk’s office to request an application for an absentee ballot 

    Download and fill out the application: https://www.greenwichct.gov/DocumentCenter/View/31956/Absentee-Ballot-Application-August-9-2022-Primary-

    Call the Town Clerk’s office at 203-622-7897 to request an application mailed to you.

Mail your request to the Town Clerk: 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, CT 06830

STEP TWO: RECEIVE

You will receive your ballot from the Town Clerk after they receive your completed application with an original signature.  

STEP THREE: RETURN

You must return your completed application to the Town Clerk’s office via: 

1. USPS Mail

Or 

2. Any ballot drop box location: ballot drop boxes are located in the town hall parking lot, one in the town hall main lobby, and one at the Greenwich Safety Complex lobby.  

Or 

3. Personally Hand deliver to the Town Clerk’s office, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich

If you have any questions, please call the Town Clerk’s Office at 203-622-7897 during regular business hours, weekdays 9am – 4pm.  

NOTE: Only Registered Voters may vote in Primary elections.

Look for our coverage of all of the primary candidates in next week’s Greenwich Sentinel.

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