Citizen Election Program

In 2005, the Connecticut General Assembly passed the Citizens' Election Program and an opportunity to run for office without being beholden to special interests was born. Currently anyone seeking statewide office may apply for a grant from the state after raising enough qualifying contributions. After three election cycles, the Citizens' Election Program has more than proved its worth, and the vast majority of candidates for State Representative, State Senate, and Constitutional office run "clean".

How does the Citizens' Election Program work?

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