By Carol Davidge
POMFRET — The nonpartisan Quiet Corner Shouts! organization wants to alert residents that important deadlines are fast approaching in order to vote in the 2018 mid-term elections on Nov. 6.
“Oct. 30 is a vital deadline for those who have not registered to vote but who want to vote in this year’s elections on Nov. 6,” said Andrea Tremaglio Coyle of Woodstock, who is leading the Quiet Corner Shouts voter mobilization efforts.
From 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 11Quiet Corner Shouts! will hold a voter registration workshop led by Lourdes Montalvo who is director of Constituent Services in the Connecticut Secretary of the State’s Office. Location: Pomfret Senior Center, Mashamoquet Road, Pomfret Center.
If you are a Connecticut resident and not yet registered to vote, you can come and register to be able vote in the Nov. 6 elections or come learn about voter registration. All welcome. Info: 860-377-1456.
Quiet Corner Shouts! is a nonpartisan grass-roots organization in northeastern Connecticut providing opportunities for individuals to engage with their communities and unify efforts to support social causes. For information, find Quiet Corner Shouts Info on Facebook.
According to Gabe Rosenberg, communications director, Office of the Connecticut Secretary of the State, Connecticut has Election Day Registration.
“This means eligible voters can register on Election Day in the designated registration location in each town. NOTE: The deadline to register to vote PRIOR TO Election Day is Oct. 30 (postmarked by Oct. 30 for a mail-in registration; by close of business on Oct. 30 at the DMV; by close of business on Oct. 30 in person at each town’s registrars of voters’ office; or by 11:59p.m. on Oct. 30 on the Online Voter Registration System (
“If a potential voter becomes eligible to vote after Oct. 30 (turns 18, moves to town, becomes a citizen, etc.), that voter can register in person at their local registrar of voters’ office through 5 p.m. on Nov. 5. “But most importantly, Election Day Registration allows all eligible voters to register and vote on Election Day, even if they have not registered before then,” said Rosenberg.


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