Hartford, CT - Secretary of the State Denise Merrill reminded on Monday adult U.S. citizens residing in the 53rd General Assembly district covering the towns of Ashford, Willington and Tolland that they have until Monday June 10, 2013 to register to vote for upcoming special election taking place the following day. Voters in the 53rd district go to the polls on Tuesday June 11, 2013 to fill a vacancy in the house district created by the resignation of Democrat Bryan Hurlburt on April 19, 2013. Former Representative Hurlburt resigned to take a position with the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Services Bureau.
“Residents of the 53rd district will have a chance next week to elect a new representative to help make key decisions on their behalf in Hartford,” said Secretary Merrill, Connecticut’s chief elections official. “Eligible voters have until next Monday June 10th to register to vote for the special election to fill Representative Hurlburt’s seat, which will take place the following day. If you are an eligible voter in Ashford, Tolland, and Willington, I urge you to register now so you can cast a ballot next Tuesday.”
Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 11, 2013 in the 53rd General Assembly district. Voters can go to the Secretary of the State’s website www.sots.ct.gov to see if they are registered to vote and where their polling place is located.