The leaders you elect make decisions that affect you - your job, your health care, your energy costs, and your security.
The League of Women Voters Education Fund conducts voter service and citizen education activities. It is a nonpartisan nonprofit public policy educational organization, which:
- Builds citizen participation in the democratic process.
- Studies key community issues at all government levels in an unbiased manner.
- Enables people to seek positive solutions to public policy issues through education and conflict management. Donations to the Education Fund, a 501(c)(3)corporation, are fully tax-deductible where allowed by law.
2018 Voters' Guide
The 2018 Voters' Guide included lists of all candidates running for Connecticut's federal and state offices. As in all even-numbered years, the Guide provides a link to the LWVUS's "Vote411" Voters' Guide, which this year will include responses from candidates running for President of the United States.
- 2018 Candidates Federal offices: VG_2018_federal_candidates.pdf
- 2018 Candidates CT Executive offices: VG_2018_ct_executive_candidates_.pdf
- 2018 Candidates State Senate: VG_2018_ct_senate_candidates.pdf
- 2018 Candidates State House: VG_2018_ct_house_candidates.pdf
- 2018 Voters' Guide (Questions and Candidates' answers will be posted soon)
Voting in Connecticut
- "I'm voting in 2018"
- "Voy a votar en 2018"
- 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
- 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
Find out about Candidates' Debates
The state League's Education Fund, LWVCTEF, organizes debates for candidates for the offices of U.S. Senator, Connecticut Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of the State, Attorney General, Comptroller, and Treasurer. League-trained moderators are available. Some local Leagues organize debates every year for each election; check your local League's website.
LWVCTEF Debate Standards & Timelines
Click below for a copy of the LWVCTEF's standards and timelines for organizing debates.
- Debate Standards
- Debate Timeline
- Debate Calendar
- 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 2017-18
- Directory of Elected Officials 2017-18 - corrections/updates
- 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.