Denise Merrill

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YWCA Greenwich Honors MLK: Vote, Run For Office, Take Risks, Embrace Failure, Stop Saying Sorry

“So long as I do not firmly and irrevocably possess the right to vote, I do not possess myself. I cannot make up my mind – it is made up for me.”
– Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr from the “Give Us the Ballot” speech, 1957 Continue Reading →

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YWCA Greenwich to Honor Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr with Amazing Panel of Women

Expect a great lineup of speakers.
• Sheryl Battles, Vice President, Global Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement, Pitney Bowes
• Gretchen Carlson, American television commentator, journalist, and author
• Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut Secretary of the State
• Patti Russo, Executive Director of the Women’s Campaign School at Yale University Continue Reading →

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Candidates Speak at Largest Turnout in Decades for Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic

Greenwich Democrats Annual Picnic featured remarks from Richard Blumenthal, Governor Ned Lamont, Congressman Jim Himes, Senator Chris Murphy, Attorney General William Tong, Secretary of State Denise Merrill, State Senator Alex Bergstein, State Rep Steve Meskers and Greenwich Candidates including Jill Oberlander and Sandy Litvack. Continue Reading →

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CT to Coordinate Databases to Identify Voters Who Have Died

A memorandum of understanding will ensure compliance with voter registration requirements. Connecticut will coordinate its statewide voter registration database with CT Dept of Public Health records to identify registered voters who have died. Continue Reading →

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Police Resolve Crush at GHS after Voters Can’t Find Parking

Voters at District 7 polling place at GHS get crushed for parking Tuesday morning. Police resolved the problem by about 10:00am. One voter said it took a half hour to turn onto Hillside and a half hour to turn into the jam packed parking lot. Continue Reading →

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Secretary of the State Merrill to Indivisible Greenwich: Voter Suppression Laws Threaten Democracy

Denise Merrill recounted the pushback from both Democrat and Republican Secretaries of State against Donald Trump’s Commission on Voter Integrity when they requested voter lists, as well as social security numbers, veterans’ history and voting histories. Continue Reading →

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BOE’s Bernstein Files Injunction Against Auerbach, Smith and Sherr; Seeks Extension on Petition Deadline

On Wednesday state marshals delivered, simultaneously, letters to Peter Sherr, Randall Smith and Jason Auerbach, saying their behavior has infringed on Peter Bernstein’s constitutional right to free speech. Continue Reading →

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