State Police Headquarters Modified Services/Hours
  • Announcement for New Pistol Permit Applicants Only - 5/26/2021
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Fingerprint Identification Unit will re-open for in person fingerprinting requestsby appointment only. - 6/5/2020
  • Effective June 15, 2020, DESPP-HQ Reports and Records will re-open for in person requestsby appointment only. For information or to schedule your appointment please click HERE - 6/5/2020
  • At this time, pistol permit renewals will continue to be done by mail only.
  • Fingerprinting Limitations and License Expiration/Renewal extensions; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Suspension of requirements for unarmed security guards from other states; view documentHERE- 4/30/2020
  • Still regular business hours for Sex Offender Registry and Deadly Weapons Offender Registry- 4/30/2020
  • No service for guard cards (see Governor Lamont’s Executive Order changes to licensing requirements HERE )- 4/30/2020
  • Individuals will be asked to wait outside until called into the building- 4/30/2020

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Election History | Election Literacy  | Election Math | Elementary Materials


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  • Click here to view teacher webinar PowerPoint presentation.

    Election Game/Mock Election

    YouTube Election Hub

    Contact Elected Officials

    Teaching with Documents: Women’s Suffrage


    The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) with Peggy Reeves

    Connecticut’s Citizens Election Program with Andrew Cascudo

    The Role of Women in Connecticut’s Election History with Secretary of the State Denise Merrill


    Electoral College, Swing States & Voter History

    1. 270 to Win (15:59)
    2. New York Times electoral map (16:37)
    3. Wall Street Journal electoral map
    4. 270 to Win Connecticut page (19:30)
    5. Voter Turnout

      1. United States Elections Project
      2. Secretary of the State’s Election Performance Report 2012 (25:37)
      3. Peggy Reeves (SOTS) re: HAVA

        1. Voting Rights Act of 1965 (34:22)
        2. Help America Vote Act


          1. Barack Obama campaign website (34:48)
          2. Mitt Romney campaign website (34:48)

            Connecticut’s Senate Race

            1. 270 to Win Senate map (37:32)
            2. Real Clear Politics Senate map (40:07)
            3. Real Clear Politics Connecticut Senate page (42:11)

              Money in CT Elections

              1. State Elections Enforcement Commission (44:56)
              2. Citizens’ Election Program (47:00)
              3. eCRIS (online campaign filing search)

                Money in Federal Elections

                1. New York Times campaign finance page (54:10)
                2. Citizens United Decision (55:32)
                3. Federal Election Commission’s House & Senate campaign finance page (56:20)

                  Women in CT Elections

                  1. Connecticut Women’s Suffrage Association (60:00)
                  2. The League of Women Voters (60:48)
                  3. Clare Boothe Luce (64:08)
                  4. Ella Grasso (64:08)