Newtown is holding special absentee ballot hours tomorrow. The Town Clerk's Office will be open from 9am to noon to issue absentee ballots for the the Republican and Democratic State primaries. They may be applied for by any qualified voter unable to go to the polls for designated reasons including active armed forces service, absence from town, sickness, physical illness, or religious tenets forbidding secular activities on election day. Absentee Ballots must be received by the Town Clerk no later than 8pm on Primary Day, Tuesday August 9th. There is a ballot dropbox outside the the North and South entrances to Newtown Municipal Center. Ballots can also be returned by mail, or in person Monday or Tuesday 8am to 4:30pm.