Upcoming Special Election for the 144th House District!

On Tuesday, January 25 there will be a special election to fill the 144th house district seat, formerly held by Caroline Simmons. Hubert Delany is the endorsed Democratic candidate and we are working hard to ensure he gets elected. If you are able to volunteer, please sign up here. Follow Hubert on Facebook here.

Hubert has qualified for the CT Citizens’ Election Program to finance his campaign. You can still donate to the DCC to help support campaign efforts.

If you live in the 144th house district, you will be able to vote in-person on Election Day or by absentee ballot. There is no COVID-19 excuse on the absentee ballot application for this election at this time. Absentee ballots are now available in the Town Clerk’s office, see more details below.

Voting in-person

Polling locations in the 144th house district are listed below (the district numbers and polling locations differ from the Municipal election in November):

  • District 12 – Stillmeadow School
  • District 13 – Rippowam Middle School
  • District 14 – Dolan Middle School
  • District 16 – Turn of River Middle School
  • District 18 – Turn of River Middle School

Click here to find your polling location. Polls will be open from 6 am – 8 pm on Tuesday, January 25, 2022.

If you need a ride to the polls, please call 203-914-1144.

Voting by Absentee Ballot

If you need to vote by absentee ballot, please click here to download the absentee ballot application. You can also contact the Town Clerk’s office at or call 203-977-5280 to request an application. More information can be found here. When filling out the application, make sure to complete the following:

  1. Section I – Fill out your contact information
  2. Section II – Check how you will receive the absentee ballot (in person or by mail)
  3. Section III – Check off Election Date of 1/25/22
  4. Section IV – Check off the reason you are voting by absentee ballot
  5. Section VI – Sign and date the application

Once complete return it via one of the three options below:

1. Place it in a drop box at the Government Center parking garage (888 Washington Boulevard) or the Harry Bennett Library next to the outdoor book drop (115 Vine Road)

2. Bring your application to the Town Clerk’s office Monday-Friday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm or Saturday 9:00 am to 12 noon and fill out a ballot and vote!

3.  Mail your completed and signed application to:

Town Clerk

PO Box 891

Stamford, CT 06904-0891

Once the Town Clerk receives your application, you will be sent an absentee ballot. As soon as it arrives, fill out your ballot and please vote for the endorsed Democrat on Row A. Place your ballot in the inner envelope, sign the inner envelope, place the inner envelope in the outer envelope, and return it via the drop box or mail it back to the Town Clerk’s office. Your absentee ballot MUST BE RECEIVED by the Town Clerk no later than 8:00 pm on Election Day – Tuesday, January 25, 2022

If you need a ride to the polls, please call 203-914-1144.