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Advisory: Upcoming Phone Forum on Planning for Connecticut Elections During COVID-19

What: DFER CT has always prioritized electing education champions in our state. But how will this year’s elections change during the pandemic? On Thursday, Democrats for Education Reform CT will host an informational phone forum with Secretary of State Denise Merrill and State Senator Will Haskell to discuss how Connecticut will plan for elections during the COVID-19 crisis, and how this year’s elections might be impacted.


  • Amy Dowell - State Director, Democrats for Education Reform CT

  • Denise Merrill - Connecticut Secretary of the State

  • Will Haskell - State Senator, Vice Chair of Committee on Government Administration & Elections

  • Michael Mandell - Former Executive Director of Connecticut Democratic Party, and consultant to DFER CT

When: Thursday, May 7th at 12:30pm | Press availability to follow formal agenda (approximately 1:20 PM)

Where: Dial in to 475-207-3835 on Thursday at 12:30 PM to participate

Contact: Nicki Golos |


About Democrats for Education Reform CT:

The state chapter of a national organization, Democrats for Education Reform CT advocates for change guided by progressive values. We seek to promote great educational opportunities and achievement for all by increasing equity, protecting civil rights, and strengthening the social safety net. We are building a political pipeline of Democratic leaders who will improve our education system so that it better serves students and families.


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