7 Things To Know About the Connecticut Voting Rights Act

1. Connecticut is now a nationwide leader in the movement to revitalize American democracy.

2. Local governments with a history of discrimination will have to prove that proposed voting changes will not harm voters of color before they can go into effect.

3. Voters will be better equipped to call-out and fix both unintentional and bad-faith actions that might harm them.

4. The law requires language assistance to voters who are not fluent in English.

5. Voters will have broader and stronger protections against harassment and intimidation.

6. State judges will be instructed to interpret election laws in a pro-voter way.

7. The law launches a central data hub for election information.