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Primary Recount Shows Importance Of Every Vote

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The adage that every vote counts is being proven in a primary for a Connecticut legislative seat. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill’s office announced Tuesday that a recount shows Leo […]

08/22/2012

"I voted" stickers are seen on June 5, 2012 at the town hall polling station in the town of Hudson, Wisconsin, during voting for current Governor Scott Walker and challenger Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett. The recall election marks just the third time in US history that a state governor has been challenged midterm. Wisconsin is a key swing state in the November presidential election. It is seen as leaning toward Obama, but Tuesday's vote could show an inclination to flip toward Republican challenger Mitt Romney. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/GettyImages)

State GOP Sues For Top Ballot Line

Connecticut Republicans have filed suit seeking the top line on the November ballot, based on the results of the 2010 gubernatorial election,

08/09/2012

Primary Voting - JFK Elementary School in Windsor

Lowest Presidential Primary Turnout Since Current System Started

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says voter turnout was 14.4 percent, the lowest percentage since the current presidential preference primary in 1980.

04/25/2012

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 Online, Election-Day Voter Registration

Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others are calling for support for bills that would expand access to voter registration and preserve voting rights.

04/23/2012

Voting machine for DL

Candidates Chosen For Connecticut Primary

Connecticut Republicans now know which candidates will be on the ballot when they go to the polls to vote in the state’s presidential preference primary April 24.

02/10/2012

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Sec’y Of State Seeks More Oversight

By Susan Haigh, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s new secretary of the state is asking lawmakers to grant her more authority and oversight to make sure elections run smoothly, such as requiring local […]

02/14/2011

Spallone Named Deputy Secretary of the State

HARTFORD (AP) _ Connecticut’s incoming secretary of the state has named an Essex attorney and state representative as her deputy. Secretary of the State-elect Denise Merrill on Monday announced that fellow Democratic state Rep. James […]

12/20/2010

GOP Chair Filing Complaint Against Democratic Sec'y of State Candidate

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The chairman of the Connecticut Republican Party says he’s filing a complaint against a secretary of the state candidate for claiming to be an attorney despite not practicing law for decades. […]

10/12/2010

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