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Voting & Elections 03.15.2023

CT News Junkie: Early Voting Policies Clear Committee

A legislative panel on election policy advanced three bills on Wednesday all intended to implement an early voting system allowed by a constitutional amendment approved overwhelmingly by Connecticut voters last year. The Government Administration and Elections Committee approved the policies during a lengthy afternoon meeting. Rep. Matt Blumenthal, a Stamford Democrat who co-chairs the panel, said proponents hoped to put the proposal before both the House and Senate in time to have an early voting option in place for this year’s election.

Voting & Elections 03.13.2023

CT Mirror: Public testifies on ranked-choice voting

Teran Loeppke, organizer of Common Cause in Connecticut, talks about the benefits of ranked choice voting.


Common Cause in Connecticut Remembers Karen Hobert Flynn

On Friday, March 3, we lost one of democracy’s fiercest defenders, Common Cause President Karen Hobert Flynn. 

Voting & Elections 02.23.2023

Fox 61: Public speaks out on early voting proposals in Connecticut

The Secretary of the State is recommending 10 days, but Common Cause in Connecticut recommends at least 14 days.

Voting & Elections 02.23.2023

Republican-American: State legislators begin debate on upcoming early-voting process

Alex Knopp, a member of the state advisory board for Common Cause Connecticut, testified Wednesday on the implementation of early voting.

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