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Voter guide for Connecticut’s primary election published!

Aug 06, 2020

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Next Tuesday, August 11 is Primary Election Day for the Connecticut General Assembly. This year’s election will be critical in determining whether Connecticut will finally legalize cannabis for adults 21 and older.

We’ve put together a voter guide on where the candidates stand on legalizing, regulating, and taxing cannabis for adults 21 and older. It includes responses to our questionnaire along with past public statements. Unfortunately, this year’s legalization bill stalled due to COVID.

I encourage you to first look up your state legislators by district and precinct location here. Then, check out our voter guides for Connecticut Senate races and Connecticut House races to see where the candidates stand.

After you've a chance to look at our voter guide, please spread the word. And, if your district is not listed in our voter guide, there is not a competitive primary. Check back for our voter guide leading up to the General Election.

Lastly, if a candidate in your district has not taken a public position, we strongly encourage you to ask them these questions yourself! We would be happy to update the voter guide with their answers, so please email dward@mpp.org with any updates.

State legislative races are often close contests that can be decided by just a few votes. Don’t miss out on a chance to decide who represents you in Hartford and will vote on Connecticut’s cannabis policy in the 2021 session.

Registered voters can vote in their party’s primary on August 11 between 6 a.m. and 8 p.m. — or in advance by mail-in ballot.