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Voting & Elections 09.8.2022

Early election voting on the table as state officials target Connecticut’s restrictive voting rules

“This isn’t a Republican or a Democrat issue, this is about ensuring all Connecticut voters have the freedom and the ability to vote in elections,” Ed Hawthorne, president of the Connecticut AFL-CIO, said, adding that he has seen people in scrubs get out of their cars on Election Day, saw how long the lines were, and left.

06.13.2022

Common Cause in Connecticut Winter – Spring 2022 Newsletter

Voting & Elections 04.1.2022

Forum for Secretary of the State Candidates Hosted by Common Cause in Connecticut

Issues covered during the forum included: a Ban on Foreign Spending on State Ballot Referendums; a Connecticut Voting Rights Act; legislation to create a task force to study the implementation of Ranked Choice Voting in Connecticut; implementation of Early voting if approved by voters on November 8, 2022; Risk-Limiting Audits; and Restoration of Voting Rights to Incarcerated Voters.

10.20.2021

Build Voting Freedoms in Connecticut

Voting & Elections 05.25.2021

Senate Approves Pro-Voter Bill

While some state legislatures are trying to limit voter participation, our General Assembly is working to reduce barriers and improve voting access. The bill passed today is an important part of that effort, and we urge the House to approve it quickly.

Voting & Elections 03.6.2021

Weds. Mar. 10th, 2021 1:00PM – Legislative Hearing on Making the 2020 Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Permanent, Automatic Voter Registration, Restoration of Voting Rights to Individuals on Parole

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