HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut officials report that nearly 56 percent of registered voters turned out for the November election. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says turnout was a “respectable” 55.6 percent and that […]
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.
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is encouraging Connecticut schools to close on Election Day.
Connecticut utility companies say all polling places in the state will have power on Election Day on Tuesday, although some might be running on generator power.