Bethel, Ridgefield Republicans Head To Polls Tuesday For Probate Judge Race

BETHEL/RIDGEFIELD, Conn. — Republican voters in Bethel and Ridgefield will head to the polls Tuesday to pick a candidate for the fall election to fill a vacancy for Judge of Probate.

Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in some primaries.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots in some primaries. Photo Credit: File photo

The two candidates are Patrick J. Walsh and Daniel O'Grady.

Polls will be open from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 9. To check your polling place, visit

Secretary of the State Denise W. Merrill reminds voters to bring acceptable forms of identification to the polls. A driver’s license will suffice in all cases but if a voter does not have a government issued photo ID then a bank statement, utility bill, pay stub or other forms of identification are also acceptable. Voters should go to see a complete list of acceptable forms of voter identification. is the one-stop shop for all your voting information. Please check the portal to make sure your registration is up to date and to find your local polling place as well as get any other election information," she said. "And, most important, if your party is holding a primary in your town, don’t forget to vote.”

Members of the public should use the state’s 866-SEEC-INFO hotline or email if they encounter any problems at the polls. The hotline and email address will be monitored throughout the day by the State Elections Enforcement Commission and the Secretary of the State’s office.

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