In Connecticut, felons receive the right to vote again after they have served their sentence, including parole, and have paid all the necessary legal fines. Felons who are serving probation may vote. You can refer to this information by clicking this link. It leads to a site map and covers the voting rights for prisoners in the 50 United States.
Felon Voting Law in Connecticut
If you are convicted of a felony and are serving a prison sentence, you cannot vote until you are released from prison and have served your time for parole. After you have also paid any applicable legal fines, you will have your right to vote restored. In order to cast your ballot, you will need to re-register to vote. You can obtain an overview of this law by clicking on this link.
How a Felon in Connecticut Can Restore Their Voting Rights
In order to restore your voting rights, a felon can once again vote after serving his prison sentence and parole and paying any applicable legal fees or fines. Once these criteria are met, he needs to contact the Registrars of Voters in the locale where he lives to obtain the required voter registration card.
Voter registration cards are available at the public library, DMV or any other registration agency. The card should be completed and submitted to the registrars of voters in person or by mail. The felon can once again vote with one exception.
If the felon has committed a felony that coincides with Title 9 Connecticut Election statutes, his electoral privileges will be revoked until said time when has met specific requirements (including the payment of connected fines for incarceration) and has been completely discharged from probation. You can find out further details by clicking on this link.
Other Resources For Felons in Connecticut
Jobs For Felons: If you’re a felon looking for a job in Connecticut, we have all of the resources you need including job listings by city, companies that hire felons, and our own job board. Click Here to learn more.