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.
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.
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.