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Voting & Elections 11.9.2022

Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate Early Lead on Question 1

Common Cause Connecticut and a coalition of voting rights advocates celebrated the positive first round of election results for Question 1, a major step in establishing early voting in the state.

Voting & Elections 09.13.2022

New Results: Common Cause Releases “Our Democracy 2022” Candidate Surveys for First Election Since January 6th

09.6.2022

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

“Our democracy is strongest when constituents are informed about the job our elected leaders are doing in Washington,” said Cheri Quickmire, Executive Director of Common Cause Connecticut.

Voting & Elections 08.5.2022

80+ Candidates Go on Record about Proposed Election Changes

“Connecticut voters deserve the absolute best version of democracy. Knowing where your candidates stand on these issues is the first step toward making Connecticut a leader in the freedom to vote.”

Money & Influence 05.2.2022

In Last Hours of Legislative Session, Pro-Voter Bills Still Need to be Passed

Both bills received near-unanimous support during their public hearings, and both bills were reported favorably out of Committee more than a month ago but have not yet received a vote in either chamber.

Voting & Elections 04.21.2022

Civil Rights Coalition and Connecticut Legislators Join Together in Calling for Passage of Voting Rights Bill S.B. 471

“It will be nine long years in June since the Supreme Court gutted key provisions of the federal Voting Rights Act. In the absence of Senate action to fix the law, it’s time for the states to act instead."

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