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VOTER REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITY!
The Green Village Initiative (GVI) in Bridgeport is looking for volunteers to help register voters during their regular community garden and farmer’s market hours on Saturdays from 10-2, now through October. If you or a few members of your league are interested in helping out please contact Christina Sandolo at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Green Village Initiative works out of the Reservoir Community Farm, 1469 Reservoir Avenue at the corner of Yaremich Drive. According to their website, the Green Village Initiative “is an urban agriculture organization dedicated to creating a more just food system in Bridgeport. We grow 5,000 pounds of food at Reservoir Community Farm, manage 12 community gardens for 200 urban growers, engage Bridgeport youth in leadership programming through urban farming, and support Bridgeport teachers in using school gardens as outdoor classrooms”.
Voting Online Resources
Voting in Connecticut
- How Do I Choose a Candidate in Connecticut?
- What to Expect at the Polls on Election Day
- Application for absentee ballot (in English)
- Solicitud de papaletas de voto ausente
- Convicted Felons and right to vote information at http://www.votect.net/convicted-felon.html
- Election Day Registration FAQs (Sept '13)
- Permanent Absentee Ballot Flyer (Aug '13) (regarding voters with disabilities)
- Permanent Absentee Ballot FAQs (Sept '13)
- General Information about elections: http://www.sots.ct.gov
- Registrars of Voters List, by CT Town
LWVCTEF Debate Standards
- Debate Standards
- Online Voter Guide: In even-numbered years, there will be an online guide to candidates for statewide offices. In odd-numbered years, Local Leagues may have Voters' Guides of candidate profiles for local offices. Local Voters' Guides will be found by way of the Local League sites.
Know Your State and Federal Officials
Directory of Elected Officials 2019-21 is currently being updated. It will appear on our website soon.
Find Your Legislator: Once you enter your address and town, the page seems to refresh as a blank form. But, scroll down below the search engine window and you will find all your current state and federal representatives listed, with links to their websites and more contact information.
Maps of Connecticut Voting Districts
Find here the list of maps by the 2011 Redistricting Commission, including all the town maps and statewide maps.