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Voting & Elections 02.2.2021

Automatic Voter Registration (AVR)

Eligible citizens are automatically and electronically registered to vote unless they opt out when interacting with state agencies and programs such as the Dept. of Motor Vehicles, the Dept. of Social Services, HUSKY, Access Health CT, state colleges & universities and others

Voting & Elections 01.28.2021

Secretary of the State: Poll of Connecticut Voters Shows Broad, Bipartisan Support for Early Voting; Expanding Access to Absentee Ballots; Common-Sense Voting Reforms

79% of voters support Early Voting; 73% of voters support giving all voters the option to vote by absentee ballot without needing an excuse. 77% of Connecticut voters support Automatic Voter Registration; 66% of voters support allowing voters on parole to regain their right to vote.

Voting & Elections 01.25.2021

NBC Connecticut: Lawmakers to Tackle Early Voting, Absentee Ballots

Cheri Quickmire, Executive Director of Common Cause in Connecticut, discusses the state legislature's plans to debate proposed resolutions to change Connecticut’s constitution to allow no-excuse absentee voting and early voting.

Voting & Elections 09.21.2020

CT Viewpoints: It’s time to unlock the vote for those on parole

"Disenfranchising people on parole creates a racist system of political inequality that functions much like older, racially unequal voting barriers such as literacy tests, grandfather clauses, and poll taxes."

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