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Voting & Elections 05.25.2021

Senate Approves Pro-Voter Bill

While some state legislatures are trying to limit voter participation, our General Assembly is working to reduce barriers and improve voting access. The bill passed today is an important part of that effort, and we urge the House to approve it quickly.

Voting & Elections 05.12.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Applaud Passage of Historic No-Excuse Absentee Ballot Legislation; Call for Immediate Action on Senate Bill 5

The Connecticut House voted 104-44 in favor of House Joint Resolution 58 - to allow for no-excuse absentee ballot voting in Connecticut. The resolution now heads to the Senate. The legislature will have to pass the resolution again next session for it to appear on the ballot in 2024.

Voting & Elections 05.6.2021

Common Cause in Connecticut Applauds House for Passing Historic Early Voting Resolution; Calls for Swift Action on Absentee Ballot Voting & Senate Bill 5

Voting & Elections 02.5.2021

‘Our Voice, Our Vote CT’ Builds on Success of 2020 Election; Calls for Expanded Absentee Ballots, Early Voting, Automatic Voter Registration, Voting Rights for People on Parole & More

Voting & Elections 11.5.2020

Common Cause in Connecticut Supports Secretary of the State Merrill’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment to Codify Absentee Ballot Expansion & Allow Early Voting; Applauds Smooth Election Amid Unprecedented Pandemic

"We can take action now so all future Connecticut elections are safe, accessible and convenient. From common sense reforms like automatic voter registration to a permanent expansion of non-excuse absentee ballot voting, we must continue to expand voting access at a time when many are actively seeking to restrict it."

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