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Voting & Elections 05.23.2023

Committees Send Connecticut Voting Rights Act to Senate Floor

Voting rights advocates strongly support bill that will protect and empower voters

Voting & Elections 05.5.2023

“This is a victory:” Common Cause in CT Celebrates Passage of Early Voting

H.B. 5004 will require towns to open at least one polling location for the 14 days leading up to the next election.

Voting & Elections 02.22.2023

Common Cause in Connecticut Urges Legislators to Provide Ample Early Voting Options

“We’re asking the legislature to design an early voting system that meets the needs of all voters."

Voting & Elections 02.1.2023

Civil Rights Organizations and Connecticut Legislators Call for Passage of a State Voting Rights Act

“For democracy to work for us all, it must include us all—no matter our race, age, background or zip code."

Voting & Elections 01.27.2023

Event: Civil and Voting Rights Groups Urge Legislature to Pass Connecticut Voting Rights Act

Press conference on the Connecticut Voting Rights Act on Tuesday, January 31 at 10 am ET.

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.

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