Updated at 7:19 p.m.
As of 7 p.m., a total of 4,489 people had voted in the municipal election. That is 25.6 percent of those registered. Note that the number does not include those who voted at Andrew Avenue School between 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
UPDATED at 5:30 p.m.
The Registrars of Voters for both parties hope more people show up to the polls after work since the percentage of voter turnout has been relatively low throughout the day.
As of 4 p.m. - the most recent results available - just 17 percent of those registered to vote in Naugatuck had cast ballots.
There are 17,476 people who are registered, and just 2,914 had voted. There were 167 absentee ballots and 14 people who registered today who were not factored into those tallies, according to the Registrar's Office.
There are 5,759 registered Democrats; 3,342 registered Republicans; 8,128 unaffiliated voters and 247 who are registered with other minor parties.
This is the first time in the borough that voters will choose their municipal officials in November like a majority of municipalities in the state.The polls are open until 8 p.m. We will work on bringing you the results as soon as possible.
- Cross Street School, 120 Cross St.
- Andrew Avenue School, 164 Andrew Ave.
- Central Avenue School, 28 Central Ave.
- Maple Hill School, 641 Maple Hill Road
- City Hill Middle School, 441 City Hill St.
- Western School, 108 Pine St.
- Oak Terrace, 53 Conrad St.
Mayor (choose one of two)
Bob Mezzo, incumbent Democrat
Jim O'Sullivan, Republican challenger
Burgess candidates (Choose any six; 12 candidates total, nine get on the Board of Mayor and Burgesses.) Read more about them here.
Board of Education candidates (Choose any five; there are nine candidates, eight get on the board.)
(Read about the Democrat Board of Education candidates here on the Citizen's News. Read about the Republican Board of Education candidates here on the Citizens News.)
*Read more about candidates here on our Election Tab
**Tell us who you are voting for or your thoughts about the election in our comments section below or here on our Speak Out section
***See a sample ballot attached to this article as a PDF