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LWV Of New Canaan

Community Leaders

Micaela Porta, President
Amy Bradach, Vice President
Lisa Hannich, Membership Chair

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(203) 594-7288

Stories from Around the State

From January – August 2023, state legislatures nationwide passed various bills into law. While following these developments, the League noticed several important trends around voting rights and election administration.

This opinion was originally published in the CT Mirror.

LWVCT president Laura Smits co-wrote this opinion about the importance of fair maps in Connecticut.

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.