Which candidates and what issues are on the ballot?
On Tuesday voters will mark their choices for president of the United States, U.S. senator, representative in U.S. congress, state senator and state representative.
Additionally, Windsor residents will vote on whether to allow the Metropolitan District to bond $800 million to comply with a U.S. district court and state environmetal order to make improvements to it sewer system.
Here is the exact question as it appears on the ballot:
“Shall the appropriation of an additional $800,000,000 to be financed, in part, by the issuance of bonds and clean water fund grants and loans, for Phase II of the Metropolitan District’s combined sewer overflow, sanitary sewer overflow and nitrogen removal programs to decrease levels of pollution in Metropolitan District member towns, the Connecticut River and its tributaries, and Long Island Sound to comply with a consent decree of the United States District Court of the District of Connecticut and a consent order of the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental protection, be approved?”
A PDF file of the Windsor ballot is attached to this story, viewable by clicking the thumbnail images in the box at the right side of the beginning of this article.
Who are the local candidates? Click the links to learn more about each.
Candidates for 5th District State Representative are: Paul Panos and Brandon McGee.
Candidates for 60th District State Representative are: Michael Russo and Peggy Sayers.
Candidates for 7th District State Senator are: John A. Kissel and Karen Jarmoc.
Where can you vote?
Voters in Windsor are assigned to a polling location when they are registered to vote. Unsure of which district your house is in? You can enter your address in the Voter Locations data base to make sure you know where to go to vote.
Windsor will use the following polling locations:
- L.P. Wilson Community Center - District 1
- J.F. Kennedy School - District 2
- 330 Windsor Ave. - District 3
- Windsor Town Hall - District 4
- Oliver Ellsworth School - District 5
- Poquonock School - District 6
- Rainbow Firehouse - District 7
When can you vote?
Like the rest of Connecticut, polls in Windsor are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Presidential elections often draw the largest voter turnouts and can cause long waits before casting a ballot, so take a moment to plan when you'll head to the polls.
Are you a registered voter?
Unfortunately, it's too late to register to vote if you haven't already. But you can check to make sure you're all set to cast a ballot Tuesday — or, at the very least, save a fruitless trip to the polls if you aren't registered. Use the Connecticut Secretary of the State's voter registration look-up service: Follow this link to check your voting status.