Terrie Wood


Hope and Inspiration Precious Nature of our Freedoms

July 1, 2024

Between Memorial Day and Independence Day July 4th each year, I find myself reflecting on our country, leadership, public duty and military service. It’s important to look at these things now, how they were formed and how they all intersect with one another and with the intentions of the Declaration of Independence and our U.S. Constitution.

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Solutions to our Crisis of Credibility

March 14, 2024

The continuing tempestuous political environment combined with a crisis of credibility in our news sources affects our ability to get factual political information. 

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Let’s Not Throw Away Our Shot!

February 14, 2024

That now famous line from Hamilton reminds me that citizens in Connecticut have two opportunities to not throw away our shot this in this upcoming election season.

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Civic Responsibility and the Bill of Obligations

December 20, 2023

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of speaking on Election Law updates and Civic Sensibility at the At Home in Darien

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Updated Election News in Bridgeport

November 30, 2023

Superior Court Judge William Clark ruled on November 20th for another primary election for mayor on January 23rd. This new primary election makes good sense given the preponderance of evidence pointing to election fraud in the September 12th Democratic mayoral primary.

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Exhausted by the current political environment?

November 1, 2023

As you know, I’ve spent the most recent chapter of my life passionate about civics in our state. In looking forward, I am equally passionate and interested in exploring the components of what civil discourse looks like and how we can each take responsibility for a positive and thoughtful approach to policy and political discussions.…

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Bridgeport Ballot Mess 2023

October 5, 2023

The swelter of summer days has transitioned into the crispness of fall – – heralding the season to reset, learn new things and find ways to make an impact. I’m deeply energized and  looking forward to continuing my work as a Fellow at the Yankee Institute researching and writing about Connecticut’s election processes and civic sensibility. Current…

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What’s Next with Early Voting

May 25, 2023

With the right to vote comes the responsibility to understand how the latest changes affect you. Arguably, a citizen’s right to vote is among our country’s greatest time proven, time tested treasures. In taking the time to understand the changes we will be up to speed on how to vote, consistently. In the November 2022…

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Update on Early Voting and other election proposals

April 14, 2023

The 2023 Legislative Session is more than half way through their work, ending at midnight on June 7th. This is a good time to provide a general update of the work on election law proposals and how it impacts you.  Understanding voting procedures is critically important, especially in these times of political upheaval. Our right…

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Connecticut Election Proposals Currently Under Consideration

March 17, 2023

Most of us agree that voting must be accessible, simple and secure for all citizens eligible to vote.

With those thoughts in mind, here are three election proposals being considered by the legislature’s Government Administration and Elections Committee that merit your time to understand.

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