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.


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.


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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.


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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 […]


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 […]


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. […]