CT Insider: CT’s absentee ballot boxes are under fire amid Bridgeport investigation. Here’s what to know
This article originally appeared in CT Insider on September 27, 2023 and was written by Alex Putterman.
Cheri Quickmire, executive director of Connecticut’s chapter of Common Cause, an advocacy group focused on accountable government, says the investigation in Bridgeport isn’t a reason to restrict or remove absentee ballot drop boxes.
“This does not demonstrate a problem with the boxes,” Quickmire said. “It demonstrates a problem with the local officials in Bridgeport.”
In Quickmire’s view, the boxes “absolutely are successful at giving voters an alternative way to submit their ballot.”
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