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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 11.5.2020

Common Cause in Connecticut Supports Secretary of the State Merrill’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Codify Absentee Ballot Expansion & Allow Early Voting; Applauds Smooth Election Amid Unprecedented Pandemic

"We can take action now so all future Connecticut elections are safe, accessible and convenient. From common sense reforms like automatic voter registration to a permanent expansion of non-excuse absentee ballot voting, we must continue to expand voting access at a time when many are actively seeking to restrict it."

Voting & Elections 11.4.2020

NBC CT: A Day at the Polls: Voting Advocates, Officials Reflect on Election Day

“Roving poll monitors” like Cindy Dubuque-Gallo of Hartford were tasked by the nonpartisan group to check in on the voting experience at polling locations around the state. “We had challenges in couple of other cities and towns, but I feel really positive about how it went,” said Common Cause of Connecticut’s Executive Director Cheri Quickmire.

Voting & Elections 10.21.2020

2022 Connecticut August 9th Primary Election and November 8th General Election

This nonpartisan FAQ was created for the Election Protection Coalition. If you have any questions that are not answered below or need any clarifying information, please call 866-OUR-VOTE.

Voting & Elections 08.22.2020

NBC Connecticut: ‘Save the Post Office’ Rally Held in Hartford

On Saturday, August 22, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at the Old State House Post Office people from all walks of life who were determined to defend the essential services provided by the United States Postal Service—including delivery of live-saving prescription drugs, disability checks, our ability to vote by mail and so many others—pushed back on the Trump administration’s attacks by organizing a grassroots action outside the post office at the Old State House post office.

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