Citizens' Election Program

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Ever since we helped establish it in 2005, the Citizens' Election Program has helped ensure more competitive elections, and a more diverse and representative legislature in Hartford. 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. 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."

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