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Voting & Elections 03.25.2021

Currently the state has among the most restrictive voting laws outside of the south.

As states across the country attempt to roll back voting rights and protections, Connecticut must lead the way in protecting the right to vote. But Connecticut has a lot of work to do – as the Center for Public Integrity recently observed, Connecticut has among the most restrictive voting laws outside of the south. Communities of color in Connecticut routinely face long lines and other obstacles when voting. It’s past time we correct these issues and ensure that voters of color, and indeed all voters, are free from voter suppression and intimidation...

Voting & Elections 03.23.2021

Fri., March 26, 1:00PM Legislative Hearing on a State Voting Rights Act for Connecticut, Automatic Voter Registration (AVR) and Restoring Voting Rights to Those on Parole

Voting & Elections 03.16.2021

Friday, Mar. 19th, 11:00AM – Legislative Hearing on (among other things) expanding Automatic Voter Registration (AVR)

Money & Influence 03.16.2021

Friday, March 19th, 11:00AM Legislative Public Hearing on (among other things) Strengthening the Citizens’ Election Program

Voting & Elections 03.6.2021

Weds. Mar. 10th, 1:00PM – Legislative Hearing on Making the 2020 Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes Permanent, Automatic Voter Registration, Restoration of Voting Rights to Individuals on Parole

CT Secretary of the State 2021 Constitutional Amendment Fact Sheet

The legislature passed a constitutional amendment that would allow Early Voting in 2019; it needs to pass again in order to be on the 2022 ballot for the voters to decide. The amendment that would expand access to absentee ballots for all voters without an excuse will be voted on for the first time this year. It would need to pass both chambers with a 75% supermajority in order to go on the 2022 ballot.

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