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A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Support For State Election Changes

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Both Democrats and Republicans appear willing to consider changes to Connecticut’s elections system when lawmakers return to the state Capitol in January. Members of both parties agree the state needs to […]

11/22/2014

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State, Federal Officials Aim To Assist Veteran Business Owners

(New Britain, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Getting businesses owned by veterans the access they need to programs and services was the subject of an announcement today in New Britain. Using a veteran-owned metal machine shop as […]

11/11/2014

A typo on a local Connecticut election ballot has helped James J. Butler be elected to office when it was his father, James R. Butler, who was the candidate. (credit: Getty Images)

Election Day Snafus May Lead To Legislative Action

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Election Day problems four years after snarls in Bridgeport may prompt the Connecticut legislature to change election law. Early Tuesday morning voters in Hartford were told at several polling stations that […]

11/08/2014

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Absentee Ballots Ready For Upcoming Elections

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Absentee ballots are now available for registered voters in Connecticut. Voters can download an application for an absentee ballot from the Secretary of the State’s website or contact their local town […]

10/04/2014

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Online Tool Available To Find Connecticut Polls

Connecticut voters can use an online tool to locate their polling place for this week’s primary.

08/11/2014

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

State Auditors Clear Merrill’s Newsletter

Connecticut’s Democratic and Republican auditors say Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office did not violate any state laws by emailing a monthly newsletter highlighting activities from her office.

03/03/2014

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State Launches Online Voter Reg. System

Connecticut is becoming the 15th state to allow residents to register online to vote.

02/18/2014

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Figures Released On Election Day Registration In Connecticut

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says about 3,000 Connecticut voters used Election Day Registration when casting their 2013 ballots. Election Day Registration became available to state voters for the first time last November. Today’s […]

01/16/2014

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Military Absentee Ballot Voting Improving

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says absentee ballot voting by military members stationed overseas improved dramatically in Connecticut between 2010 and 2012. Merrill says 94 percent of absentee ballots requested […]

01/13/2014

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Urges New Way For Military To Vote

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is recommending that Connecticut lawmakers consider a system that would allow out-of-state military personnel to download and print out a version of their city or […]

01/11/2014

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