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HJ 2 - Authorizes Absentee Ballots for Any Reason - Key Vote

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (Senate) (21-14) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Absentee Ballots for Any Reason

Vote Result
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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that repeals the requirement that voters vote in person on Election Day if they are not absent, sick, or disabled.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes voters to vote without appearing in person at a polling place on Election Day, whereas existing law only permitted absentee voting in cases of sickness, physical disability, religion, or absence from the voter's city or town of residence (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Passed (House) (97-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Authorizes Absentee Ballots for Any Reason

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that repeals the requirement that voters vote in person on Election Day if they are not absent, sick, or disabled.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes voters to vote without appearing in person at a polling place on Election Day, whereas existing law only permitted absentee voting in cases of sickness, physical disability, religion, or absence from the voter's city or town of residence (Sec. 1).
Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Absentee Ballots for Any Reason

Sponsors

  • Christopher G. 'Chris' Donovan (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Brendan Sharkey (CT - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald E. Williams Jr. (CT - D) (Out Of Office)

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