Connecticut citizens currently have no statewide Initiative & Referendum rights.
The following groups are currently working toward expanding initiative and referendum rights in Connecticut:
Click here to view Connecticut’s individual report in Of the People, By the People, For the People: A 2010 Report Card on Statewide Voter Initiative Rights.
Citizen State Coordinator
State Balloting Process
Direct democracy advocates in the Progressive era failed to win
initiative and referendum rights at either the state or local levels, except in
the city of Bristol. However, citizens in many of the state’s small towns still
enjoy the right to enact ordinances by popular vote in their town
Ballot Qualifications & Schedule
There is currently no statewide initiative or referendum in Connecticut. Join Citizens in Charge Foundation and volunteer to help organize your state.