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Holder-Winfield Wins Special Election In New Haven

Democratic state Rep. Gary Holder-Winfield of New Haven has won a special state senate election to succeed veteran Toni Harp, who’s now the mayor of New Haven.

02/26/2014

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Some Schools Want To End Role As Polling Places Because Of Security Concerns Following Newtown Massacre

Some schools want to end their traditional role as polling places because of security concerns since the 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut, leaving their communities without easy alternatives for voting sites.

01/06/2014

Bridgeport City Hall. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Elections Commission Investigates Reported Waiver Of Fine

The state is investigating allegations that Bridgeport Town Clerk Alma Maya waived a campaign fine for a City Council candidate and falsified documents to hide the waiver.

12/02/2013

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Watchdog Group Charges Absentee Ballot Abuse

A watchdog group alleges that absentee ballots have been abused in Bridgeport’s Board of Education election set for Sept. 10.

09/03/2013

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Special Election Today In 53rd General Assembly District

This is Election Day in three Connecticut towns. Voters in Willington, Ashford, and Tolland are casting their ballots in a special election to fill a vacant seat in the state House. The candidates on the […]

06/11/2013

State Capitol (Matt Dwyer/WTIC Photo)

State House Considers Expansion Of Absentee Voting

The House of Representatives is voting on whether to place a question on the 2014 ballot giving voters the option to expand absentee voting.

04/17/2013

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Candidates To Replace Kerry In Senate Hitting Campaign Trail

Candidates in Massachusetts special U.S. Senate race are hitting the campaign trail with the primary election just five weeks away.

03/23/2013

File photo of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Checks Issued By McMahon Campaign Reportedly Bounce

Workers who helped with Republican candidate Linda McMahon’s Senate campaign were reported paid with bad checks that bounced when employees attempted to cash them.

11/21/2012

Jim Himes (Courtesy Congressional Office)

Himes Wins Third Term

Congressman Jim Himes has won re-election to represent Connecticut’s 4th District, which includes wealthy towns in Fairfield County and Bridgeport, the state’s largest city.

11/06/2012

7 am Line at Conard High polling place, West Hartford

Hotline Established For Voter Problems

Connecticut officials have established an Election Day hotline for voters to report problems at polling places or ask questions.

11/06/2012

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