Here are some ways the Deep River Republican Town Committee can assist you if you want to get involved in your community.

  • Running for Elected Office
  • Requesting Appointment to Office
  • Registering to Vote
  • Exercise Your Right To Vote
  • Obtain an Absentee Ballot
  • Support the Republican Town Committee

Running for Elected Office

The Town Committee begins recruiting candidates for local office in January before the election. This process typically continues up to the Caucus, which is held in July. Candidates should plan on attending at least one Deep River RTC meeting to introduce themselves and to request the endorsement of the Town Committee.

The Town Committee begins recruiting candidates for local office in the January before the election. This process typically continues up to the Caucus, which is held in July. Candidates should plan on attending at least one Deep River RTC meeting to introduce themselves and to request the endorsement of the Town Committee.

The Deep River RTC provides complete election support to its candidates, including photography, palm cards, graphic design, printing, mailing services, signage design, production, and access to campaign schools. In return, we expect our candidates to participate in events and various campaign activities.

Municipal elections are held in odd-numbered years for positions on the following Boards and Commissions:

Board or Commission NameLength of Term
Board of SelectmenTwo Year Term
Town ClerkFour Year Term
Tax CollectorTwo Year Term
Town TreasurerTwo Year Term
Board of FinanceSix Year Term
Board of EducationSix Year Term
Board of Assessment AppealsSix Year Term
Zoning CommissionSix Year Term
Planning CommissionSix Year Term
Zoning Board of AppealsSix Year Term
Library BoardSix Year Term

Requesting Appointment to Office

The Deep River Republican Town Committee must endorse all Republicans interested in serving on a Board or Commission. If you would like to serve as an appointed member of one of these boards, contact us to receive a list of current vacancies. We are also available to answer any questions regarding your potential service, such as…

Serving as an appointed member of a Board of Commission is a great way to get involved in our town. There is a wide range of possibilities and new openings are announced on a regular basis. Here are some of the questions you may have before you apply to fill a vacancy.

  • When do the boards and commissions meet? How often?
  • What does each board or commission do?
  • Should I have a specific background to serve effectively?
  • What will be expected of me? What else is involved?
Here is a link of current boards and commissions in the Town of Deep River.
 

Registering to Vote

Your participation begins by registering to vote. Whether you are new to Town, registering for the first time, or changing your party preference to Republican we look forward to welcoming you to the GOP.

Register Online

You can register online, or download the PDF and drop it off at the Registrar of Voters’ Office at the Deep River Town Hall, or mail to:  Town Clerk, Deep River Town Hall, 174 Main Street, Deep River, CT 06417

In Deep River all election day voting takes place at the Deep River Public Library, 150 Main Street, in the Community Room.  

Snail Mail Address:

Deep River Republican Town Committee

P. O. Box 183

Deep River, CT 06417

 

Exercise Your Right To Vote

Voting is now more convenient than ever before. Most people still choose to cast their ballots on Election Day.  In Deep River all election day voting takes place at the Deep River Public Library, 150 Main Street in the Community Room.  Polls are open from 6:00 AM until 8:00 PM. Remember to bring a photo ID even if “everyone in town knows who you are”.

If you need a ride to the polls on Election Day or any other assistance, please contact us and we’ll do whatever we can to assist.

Obtain an Absentee Ballot

If you can’t make it to the Deep River Public Library on Election Day, you can still vote by absentee ballot.

  • Before obtaining an absentee ballot, you must first complete Form ED-3 which is available in English and in Spanish on the Ct.gov website.
  • Alternatively, Form ED-3 can be obtained in person at the Town Clerk’s OfficeOnce completed, returned to the Town Clerk’s Office, or mail to the following address:   Town Clerk, Deep River Town Hall, 174 Main Street, Deep River, CT 06417.  
 

Support the Republican Town Committee

The Deep River Republican Town Committee meets on the first Monday of each month at Landing & Main located on 77 Main Street, Deep River.  Meetings begin at 7:00 PM and are open to all registered Republicans.

Your level of involvement depends on your availability, talents and commitment. You will not be overwhelmed!



If you are interested, please drop by a meeting or send us an email. We look forward to welcoming you to our team.

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