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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.

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.

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