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The leaders you elect make decisions that affect you - your job, your health care, your energy costs, and your security.

COVID-19 ELECTION UPDATES: Due to public health concerns, Governor Lamont signed an Executive Order moving Connecticut's Presidential Primary to Tuesday, August 11, 2020. Governor Lamont also signed an Executive Order allowing all eligible Connecticut residents to vote absentee in the August 11 Primary Elections due to concerns about COVID-19.

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s

2020 Voting Plan and Absentee Ballot Opinion

This year due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is more important than ever for voters to have “a plan” to participate in the primary elections on August 11. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill held a press conference on May 5, 2020 announcing plans and changes (that were made after conferring with Town Clerks and Registrars) to make sure that Connecticut’s upcoming elections are “safe, secure and accessible to all voters”.


Election & Voter Information

Whether it's your 1st or 51st time voting, get all 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.


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Will you be eligible to vote in Connecticut's Presidential Primary?

Unaffiliated? Registered as an Independent? Or 17 years old? CLICK HERE  to find out if you will be eligible to vote in Connecticut's Presidential Primary on Tuesday, August 11, 2020. To print, CLICK HERE and download the PDF.

Frequently Asked Questions about Voting in Connecticut

CLICK HERE to read the Voter FAQs. To print, CLICK HERE and download the PDF.  This document will be updated on a regular basis to ensure up-to-date information from the Secretary of State's Office.

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Voter Education Resources

Are you educating and registering new voters in your area in 2020? Visit our Voter Education Resources page to find support for all your voter engagement and education efforts.

Voting Matters


"Voting. It Matters." Handout

 Who gets elected to positions of power will determine the quality of your life on a local, state and national level. Whether it’s the quality of the schools you attend, the roads you drive on or the air that you breathe, if you want a say, you must vote.

  CLICK HERE to download and print this handout.


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Video: Voting in a Pandemic

League of Women Voters of Connecticut Hosts a Discussion over Zoom with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to help members understand the Connecticut Constitutution and State Statutes around Absentee Voting in Connecticut during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
Voting rights are under attack.