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LWV Of Connecticut

Community Leaders

Laura Smits, President
Patricia Rossi, Vice President

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(203) 288-7996

Stories from Around the State

This article was originally published in CT Mirror.

A majority of Connecticut voters said ‘yes’ to early voting in the state, opening the door for lawmakers to amend the constitution.

This opinion was originally published in the CT Mirror.

Something has changed, but it is not the League.

This news segment was originally aired on FOX 61.

League of Women Voters of Connecticut president Laura Smits discusses the benefits of early voting and potential changes to Connecticut's voting process.

Prison gerrymandering is the practice of counting people based on where they're confined rather than where they're from. This inflates representation in areas where prisons are built and dilutes the voting power of the people who are incarcerated and their home communities.

LWV of Connecticut filed a federal lawsuit seeking to make mail-in voting available to every eligible Connecticut voter during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

LWVCT's Carol Reimers joined CT SOS Denise Merrill,  Rep. Jim Himes, & UConn Center for Voting Tech.'s Alex Russell to raise awareness on election security.