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LWV of New Haven Voter Registration Table NVRD 2020

National Voter Registration Day 2020

Patricia Rossi, LWV of New Haven, explains the process and registers people to vote at a safe distance.

Register Online to Vote
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CT VOTES! Campaign

Voter information is what we do! Click HERE to get answers to your questions about upcoming elections, registering to vote, who the candidates are, voting by absentee ballots, voting at the polls, and more.

First LWVCT President statement RESIZED

LWV FOUNDING INFORMS OUR PRESENT

Our first President, Mabel Washburn's statement on League of Women Voters of Connecticut purpose in 1921.

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.

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Help us engage citizens of all ages! Donate today!

Help us continue to offer opportunities for education on the important issues of the day and training on how to take action.

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League events attract citizens who want to learn more about their government.

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Connecticut

CT online voter registrationDid you know it's easy to register online to vote? LWVCT is proud to work with the Secretary of the State's Office to provide a link to online voter registration. Register here today!

 

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Event Date: 
Nov 3 2020 - 6:00am to 8:00pm
Event location: 

Outside your polling location

If you're voting in person on Tuesday, snap a photo of your "I Voted" sticker after you cast your ballot and post on social media with the hashtag #CTVotes, then tag family and friends to take the selfie challenge themselves!

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Blog Post

Can you drop your absentee ballot in a different town's drop box? Does Connecticut do signature matching? What recourse do you have if someone bothers you at the polls? So Many Questions…So Little Time! Your FAQs About Voting Asked and Answered…

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Blog Post

The League of Women Voters of Connecticut wants all eligible voters to be registered and vote this year. Are you wondering why you should vote, how you can vote and what to expect? Watch this Special LWVCT event to hear from the Secretary of the State, Denise Merrill, our VP of Voter Services, Laura Smits, and a panel of voters from around the state as they share what voting means to them and why it is important to vote in the 2020 Election.

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Blog Post

In 1971 the voting ages was lowered to 18. 50% of 18-24 years olds voted that next year. Fast forward to 2016…only 39% of 18-24 year olds voted while 70% of people over 60 years old voted. Why aren’t young people voting? Your voice matters – so make it count. It’s not just about who you want for president, it’s also about the issues you care about at the state and local level.

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The CT VOTES! Campaign goal is to increase voter participation in our elections. Whether it's your 1st or 51st time voting, get your questions answered about upcoming elections, info on registering to vote, who the candidates are, voting by absentee ballot, voting at the polls, and more.