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LWVCT Legislative Priority Issues

The 2019 Legislative Priority Issues are: 

  • Election Laws,
  • Campaign Finance,
  • Open Government (including citizens’ right to know and public access to government information).

As the 2019 General Assembly session gets underway on January 9, 2019, the League will be ready to launch our Advocacy efforts on our priority issues.  In addition, our Public Issues Team will monitor legislation in other LWVCT issue areas to keep us informed and up to date on any important new laws being proposed.

We will be following up on our action from last year, particularly in some key areas:

Citizens Election Program (CEP): 

Early Voting:


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Sign up here to support LWV advocacy initiatives in advocacy areas of interest to you! Once you sign up, you will receive notices from LWVCT about activity in your areas of interest and calls to action related to your interests. In addition, we are creating a list of LWV members who are willing to make constituent calls.

Constituent Calls are the most effective way to effect legislation. You will be given talking points and asked to call your legislator to support or oppose upcoming legislation.


Past Successful Advocacy Efforts

National Popular Vote (NPV)

NPV Passes in Connecticut on May 5, 2018.  See https://www.nationalpopularvote.com/state/ct for more details.

Election Integrity