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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.

Go Live Girl event

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Connecticut

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

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LWVCT Honored at CT Suffrage Centennial Kick Off Event

LWVCT received the CT Suffrage Centennial Award at the Capitol when the Connecticut passage of the 19th Amendment was celebrated as the 100th Anniversary is approaching.  This event was led by Committee co-chairs Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, Lieutenant Governor, Susan Bysiewicz and First Lady of the State of Connecticut, Annie Lamont.  LWVCT is proud to accept this award on behalf of all the members who have contributed to our mission work for almost 100 years.  League leaders joined President Carol Reimers and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to mark this special day for LWVCT.

Centennial award event

 

People Powered Fair Maps Campaign

LWVCT is proud to be part of the newly launched People Powered Fair Maps Campaign. The League of Women Voters, one of the country's largest & oldest non-partisan voter advocacy organizations, is launching a "multi-million-dollar, multi-year" effort to end discriminatory gerrymandering, the practice of drawing electoral maps for political gain.

Join the effort here in Connecticut by contacting lwvct@lwvct.org.

 

 

Census 2020

LWVCT is working coalition with other organizations to make sure that Connecticut get the best Census count in 2020.  You can help too!

 

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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!   

CT Capitol Building

 

Automatic Voter Registration

LWVCT urges Governor Lamont to include automatic voter registration when there is a special session of the General Assembly.

Read the article. 

 

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.  

 

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.

 

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Public Statement

In 2014, it was missing voter lists and delayed starts at polling sites in Hartford. In 2018, residents waited up to seven hours just to cast a ballot in Mansfield and New Haven.