Connecticut voting issues
This page is part of the Election Protection Wiki,
- 1 Election and registration information
- 2 Governmental election authorities
- 3 Election threats
- 4 State and local non-governmental election organizations
- 5 Articles and resources
Election and registration information
For the 2008 election Connecticut used the following voting machines. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Votings' Verifier tool.
- Main article: Voting machines
Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines with a paper trail:
Optical scan machines:
Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz
- Legislation and Elections Administration Division
- 30 Trinity Street, Hartford, CT 06106
- Secretary of the State
- ATTN: LEAD
- PO Box 150470
- Hartford, CT 06115-0470
- Toll Free: 1-800-540-3764
- Phone: (860) 509-6100
- Fax: (860) 509-6127
- Telephone Device for Hearing Impaired: 509-6191
- EMail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Voting machine verification and security
- For an extensive log of voting machine problems, see the VotersUnite! report on election incidents.
State and local non-governmental election organizations
CTVotersCount.org - Blog and voting integrity watchdog
CTElectionAudit.org - Coalition organizing voters to observe post-election audits
League of Women Voters
LWV of Connecticut, Jara Burnett, President
- 1890 Dixwell Avenue, #113
- Hamden, CT 06514-3183
- Phone: 203-288-7996
- Fax: 203-288-7998
- E-mail: email@example.com
- Bridgeport Area
- Danbury Area
- East Shore
- Greater Hartford
- Greater Middletown
- Hamden-North Haven
- Litchfield County
- New Britain Area
- New Canaan
- New Haven
- SE Connecticut
- Southbury MAL
- Windsor/North Central County
TrueVoteCT.org - Voting integrity advocates
Articles and resources
- The main page on election protection and reform organizations.
- All articles in the Election Protection Wiki project.
- For election day: Things citizens can do to monitor elections and If you are told you cannot vote.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Connecticut page, which provides detailed information on election law developments in Connecticut. See map page to see the information for election developments in any given state.
- Election Law @ Moritz's Connecticut general information page, which provides information on Connecticut election authorities, post-election processes, and other topics. See map page to see this information for any given state.
- See the VotersUnite! Election Problem Log.
- GoVote.org locates your polling place and other voting information.
- Google map polling locations locates most polling location, may be missing or out of date.
Election Protection hotlines
- 866-OUR-VOTE (National Election Protection Hotline)
- 888-VE-Y-VOTA (Español)
- 800-966-5946 (AALDEF, Asian languages)
- 866-MYVOTE1 (Tom Joyner Hotline - VoterAction, NAACP National Voter Fund)
- 877-523-2792 (ACLU Voting Rights Project Hotline)
- 877-US4-OBAMA (Obama campaign Voter Hotline)
- 866-976-VOTE (McCain campaign Honest and Open Election hotline - leave a message)
- 877-GOCNN08 (CNN Voter Problem Tipline)
- 888-VOTE-TIP (VelvetRevolution Election Protection Hotline for fraud)
- 567-258-VOTE (Twitter Vote Report key in report or leave audio message)
- ACLU's "Know Your Voting Rights - State by State" -- printable brochures summarizing your voting rights, for most states.
- One-page know your rights summaries for 27 states from the AFL-CIO.
- Click here to see the voter ID requirements in all states. From the National Conference of State Legislatures.
Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials
- Why Tuesday? offers a page for Connecticut that helps locate Connecticut's elections officials, election reform groups, and elected officials, as well as a page titled Find a group in your area that lets you find similar information for other states.
- Click here to request an absentee ballot. Go Vote Absentee is a project of the Women Donors Network.
- Information for voters with disabilities from NDRN.
Student voting rights
- See Connecticut Student Voting Rights for a guide to student voting rights in Connecticut. See Student Voting Rights for a guide to other states. From the Brennan Center for Justice.
- See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.
- Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español
- Verified Voting's Connecticut page, which provides detailed information on voting equipment in use in every county in Connecticut.