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LWV of New Haven Voter Registration Table NVRD 2020

National Voter Registration Day 2020

Patricia Rossi, LWV of New Haven, explains the process and registers people to vote at a safe distance.

Register Online to Vote
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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!

 

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Event Date: 
Oct 20 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Online - ZOOM Webinar

Join LWVCT Voter Service VP, Laura Smits and Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill as they discuss this year’s unique election. Why you should vote, how you can vote and what to expect. Hear from your fellow Connecticut voters as they share what voting means to them and why it is important to vote in the 2020 Election.

Election Preview with CT Mirror Event Image
Event Date: 
Oct 21 2020 - 7:00pm
Event location: 

Onilne Event

Join The Connecticut Mirror and LWVCT for a one-hour political roundtable on the fast-approaching 2020 state and federal elections!

November Election 2020 Special Report: FAQs about Absentee Ballots and Voting in Connecticut
Blog Post

There is a lot of confusion about how to keep voters safe and secure during the November 3rd election due to the Covid-19 pandemic. And since each state administers elections differently, what a voter hears in the national press may not apply to their state. To keep voters safe in Connecticut, the state has expanded its use of absentee balloting. Read full post for more info.

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Blog Post

In 1971 the voting ages was lowered to 18. 50% of 18-24 years olds voted that next year. Fast forward to 2016…only 39% of 18-24 year olds voted while 70% of people over 60 years old voted. Why aren’t young people voting? Your voice matters – so make it count. It’s not just about who you want for president, it’s also about the issues you care about at the state and local level.

PSA Friday: Absentee Ballots beging to be mailed out to voters
Event Date: 
Oct 2 2020 (All day)
Event location: 

YOUR TOWN OR CITY

If you have requested an absentee ballot, today is the day those ballots become available and begin to be mailed out to registered voters. Haven't requested one yet? Visit myvote.ct.gov to download and print, or visit your Town Clerk.

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News

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut surveyed 635 CT primary voters from 108 towns to learn about their experiences. Their responses will guide the League’s work in the coming months as we prepare for the November election.

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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.