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2020 Census Banner reads: In a Time of COVID-19 Connecticut Still Counts! Respond Today at 2020census.gov

2020 Census

Have you responded? Go to 2020census.gov to do the census online today and make sure Connecticut is not undercounted, underrepresented, or underfunded, for the next 10 years.

Connecticut Counts! Census Day 2020
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CT VOTES! Campaign

Voter information is what we do! Click HERE to get answers to your questions about upcoming elections, registering to vote, who the candidates are, voting by absentee ballots, voting at the polls, and more.

First LWVCT President statement RESIZED

LWV FOUNDING INFORMS OUR PRESENT

Our first President, Mabel Washburn's statement on League of Women Voters of Connecticut purpose in 1921.

Empowering Voters. Defending Democracy.

We are the League of Women Voters!

The League of Women Voters mission is Empowering Voters and Defending Democracy.  For almost 100 years, we have been a champion for our Democracy and encouraged citizen engagement with their government.  

Our Mission: Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy
Centennial Award to LWVCT

LWVCT is honored with the CT Suffrage Centennial Award

Connecticut Suffrage Centennial award given to the League of Women Voters of Connecticut for outstanding contributions to voter participation, building a healthy and inclusive democracy, and advocating for women's equality.

Hartford Mayoral debate LWV group

LWVCT and Candidates Debates

LWVCT partners on candidates debates to get election information to the public.

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Help us engage citizens of all ages! Donate today!

Help us continue to offer opportunities for education on the important issues of the day and training on how to take action.

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League events attract citizens who want to learn more about their government.

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Connecticut

CT online voter registrationDid you know it's easy to register online to vote? LWVCT is proud to work with the Secretary of the State's Office to provide a link to online voter registration. Register here today!

 

CT Primary August 2020 Voter Survey Website Banner
Blog Post

If you voted in the CT Primary, take the 3 minute survey to let us know how it went and share with a friend! This information will be used in our work on voting advocacy and to update our voting information to address voters’ actual experience voting, particularly during the pandemic. We also hope that this information will help to improve the November election process in Connecticut.

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Watch the Facebook Live event recording with Laura Smits, VP of Voter Services, explaining all you need to know about absentee voting and answering questions from the audience. Contact voterservices [at] lwvct.org if you have any additional questions after viewing the presentation.

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Public Statement

The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit seeking to make absentee mail-in voting available to every eligible voter during the COVID-19 pandemic. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Connecticut State Conference of NAACP Branches and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut, as well as an individual Connecticut resident.

Photo of Absentee Ballot Drop Boxes
Blog Post

We were dismayed to learn that the top elected officials of at least two towns (Vernon and Wallingford) have chosen to make their locked absentee ballot drop-boxes accessible only inside their Town Halls or only when Town Hall is staffed. Town election officials need to provide unfettered access to the process of voting by absentee ballot, including access to the absentee ballot drop-boxes 24/7.

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News

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Census Bureau has adjusted it's timeline for Census data collection, moving everything back by about four months. Connecticut is doing better than the national average with self-response, but there are notable gaps between our cities.

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The CT VOTES! Campaign goal is to increase voter participation in our elections. Whether it's your 1st or 51st time voting, get your questions answered about upcoming elections, info on registering to vote, who the candidates are, voting by absentee ballots, voting at the polls, and more.