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Greenwich Voters Can Check Status Online

News and notes from the campaign trail in Greenwich.

 

Greenwich Registrars Offer Voter Registration Lookup Online

Greenwich residents can now check their voter registration status online in anticipation of the upcoming Presidential election.


The Registrars of Voters have posted a new online tool to check registration and polling place. The webpage http://greenwichct.org/vote. By entering their first name, last name, and date of birth, a voter can check their status. The results returned include the voter’s address, their polling place, and their State Assembly and Senate Districts. Also included is a Google map which shows the location of the polling place.


In a prepared statement, Republican Registrar Fred DeCaro III said that since posting the new lookup tool online in early September, it has helped reduce the number of calls to the office. It has also helped discover typographical errors in the voter registration system.

“Recently we had a gentleman call in because he could not find his information online. We discovered that his first name had been mis-typed when his information was originally entered seven years ago. Although it did not impede him from voting, we are always glad when we can clean up our
database,” DeCaro said.


Democratic Registrar Sharon Vecchiolla said the inclusion of State Assembly information in the lookup is important. “Due to the redistricting which occurred earlier this year, several thousand voters in our town are voting for a different State Representative. We encourage everyone to check online to see if their State Representative has changed.”


Voters also can call the Registrars to check their status. The office is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday – Friday. The telephone: 203-622-7889 or 203-622-7890.

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The Debates Begin

Incumbent state Rep. Livvy Floren, (R-149) and Democratic challenger John Blankley will face off in a debate at the Round Hill Community Center on Oct. 4.

The program—sponsored by the Round Hill Association, the Northeast Greenwich Association and the Northwest Greenwich Association—also will feature a debate between incumbent state Sen. L. Scott Frantz (R-36) and the Democratic challenger Dan Dauplaise.

It'll all start at  6:30 p.m. at the Center, 397 Round Hill Rd.

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Governor to Attend Rally for John Blankley

Democratic candidate for the 149th state house seat, John Blankley, announced that Gov. Dannel Malloy has agreed to appear at a Democratic rally at Blankley's home on Oct. 9.

Blankley told attendees at the Oct. 1 opening of the Democratic Town Committee headquarters that details are pending but that he and his wife Vera are expecting a large crowd. From the back of the room, Vera Blankley quipped, she made a shopping trip to Costco to stock up on supplies.

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