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Empowering Voters, Defending Democracy

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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
Pension Academy and LWVCT members

Pension Academy 2019

LWVCT Co-sponsors the first Pension Academy with Connecticut School Finance Project.  The event was open to the public and attended by LWVCT members, town officials and members of the General Assembly

Pension Academy resources
Go Live Girl event

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Voter Information and Registration at Women's March

LWVCT sharing voting information and registering voters at the Women's March in Hartford.

Voter Service Information
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Connecticut

CT online voter registration LWVCT is proud to work with the Secretary of State's Office to provide a link to online voter registration. 

 

CT Capitol Building

 

LWVCT ADVOCACY 2019                            

GENERAL ASSEMBLY SESSION 2019 

LWVCT 2019 Legislative Priorities are:  Election Laws; Campaign Finance and Open Government and Ethics, including citizens' right to know and public access to government information.

 LWVCT speaks at press conference

LWVCT Public Issues VP Judy Lhamon speaks in support of campaign finance reform.

EARLY VOTING IN CONNECTICUT

Early voting

LWVCT has started our advocacy in support of early voting in Connecticut.  LWVCT participated in a press conference with the Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, to encourage support for early voting legislation.  In order to get early voting, a constitutional amendment must be proposed and approved by the General Assembly before it can go to the voters.  We would like to see it on the 2020 ballot and to achieve this goal, it will take 75% approval by our state representatives.  We will alert you as this bill works its way through the Government, Administration and Elections Committee and onto the floor of the General Assembly.  It is not too early to start promoting early voting with your legislators and encourage your friends and family to do the same.

  

Pension Academy 2019

For Pension Academy presentations and resources and link to a video of the event: ctstatefinance.org/PensionAcademy

   Pension Academy event

Voter information is what the League of Women Voters does best!  We designed VoteCT.net to help both new and experienced voters in Connecticut find information for all elections. It includes information for upcoming elections, access to info on registering to vote, who the candidates are, voting by absentee ballots, voting at the polls, and working at the polls. All in one spot!  votect.net     

Citizens' Election Program

CEProud is a three year commitment (2016-2019) by LWVCT to raise awareness of the Citizens' Election Program - Connecticut's model program for publicly financed campaigns. 

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Campaign to increase voter participation in Elections 

 

The League of Women Voters of CT encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy.