Election day

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

Hartford Mayor Pedro Segarra (Courtesy CT-N)

Hartford Mayor, Council Want Voting Snafu Answers

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – In Hartford, where voting issues delayed and, in some cases prevented residents from casting ballots, there’s now word of an investigation. Mayor Pedro Segarra and City Council President Shawn Wooden are […]

11/05/2014

Bristol ballot snip

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

Bristol ballot snip

Voters Casting Ballots In Municipal Elections Today

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut voters are heading to the polls in the vast majority of cities and towns across the state to choose candidates for local seats, including mayor, first selectman and school board. […]

11/05/2013

Denise Merrill Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is urging  Connecticut residents to register to vote  next week. Tuesday is the final day  to register in person  at town offices  to vote in the November  5  Municipal […]

10/28/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

Election Day 2012: Constant Coverage

Election Day 2012 coverage updated continuously throughout the day and night.

11/07/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney cast their ballots (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-Hand

Obama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day

11/06/2012

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ballots Full Of Women

While Mitt Romney talks about binders full of women, Democrats have ballots full of women.

11/06/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

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