One of four states not allowing early in-person voting, CT can make the change only since November’s passage of a constitutional amendment.
In public hearing, CT residents debate framework for early voting
Dozens of CT residents publicly testified in support of in-person early voting at a public hearing for the measure on Wednesday.
Secretary of the State Thomas urges 10 days of early voting
CT early voting should be authorized for 10 days before elections, Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas said.
Final passage in Senate of labor, early voting measures
Lawmakers approved a bill intended to curb pay disparities and a referendum on whether the Constitution should allow early voting.
CT House endorses early voting in bipartisan vote
The Connecticut House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to place a constitutional amendment allowing early voting on the 2022 ballot.
Republicans on key committee oppose no-excuse absentee ballot voting
Republicans signaled Friday they will try to block fast-track action on a constitutional amendment allowing no-excuse voting by absentee ballot.
Blumenthal, Murphy back push for Connecticut voting reforms
As this one slowly wraps up, there’s a push to make the next election different for Connecticut voters.
Senate endorses early voting, but not with margin to get on 2020 ballot
The Senate endorsed a constitutional amendment that would create an early voting system, but failed to pass it by the margin necessary to place it on the 2020 November ballot.
Connecticut House endorses early voting, 125-24
Early voting in Connecticut got a big and bipartisan boost Wednesday night in the House of Representatives.
New push for Connecticut to allow early voting
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill opened a campaign Tuesday for Connecticut join the vast majority of U.S. states allowing early voting, an idea that requires a state constitutional amendment to implement.
House passes resolution that would allow early voting
The House of Representatives, in an 81-to-65 vote Thursday, approved a resolution calling for a referendum on a constitutional amendment to allow early voting in Connecticut. But the earliest residents might have more than a single day to cast their ballot is 2020.
House takes step on long road to early voting in Connecticut
If early voting comes to Connecticut, it will be late — following 37 other states and the District of Columbia. A sharply divided House of Representatives took a small step Tuesday towards putting the issue to a referendum vote, though not before 2020.
Connecticut voters defeat early voting measure
Connecticut voters have rejected an amendment to the state’s constitution giving the General Assembly power to consider allowing early and expanded absentee voting.
CT voters to decide whether to scrap 19th Century voting restrictions
It began as an effort to allow Civil War soldiers who were far from home to cast ballots in state and local elections, but that provision in Connecticut’s constitution has also kept voters from enjoying the rights shared by voters in 34 other states to cast an early ballot. Connecticut voters will now decide whether to allow the state legislature to amend the state’s restrictions on absentee or early voting.