Candidates for mayor of Hartford Luke Bronin, Ted Cannon, Giselle Jacobs, incumbent Pedro Segarra, Robert Killian, and Joel Cruz, Jr. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Mayoral Hopefuls Debate Violence Response

A recent spike in the number of homicides loomed large, in tonight’s capitol city mayoral debate.


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Man Named Human Loses Primary In New Hampshire

Human’s race ended in defeat.


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Light Primary Turnout Reported

State and local elections officials are reporting light turnout for Connecticut’s primary, where Republicans are choosing their gubernatorial nominee and voters from both major parties are picking their candidates for state legislative races.


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List Of Connecticut Primaries

Find out if there is a primary in your district


Secretary of the State Denise Merrill (Courtesy CT-N)

Light Turnout Predicted For Connecticut Primary

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is predicting light turnout for Connecticut’s primary.


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Lieutenant Governor Race Gets Testy

In Connecticut’s statewide elections, the races for governor or U.S. Senate are typically where the most political punches are thrown.


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Lauretti Falls Short Of Petitions For Lieutenant Governor Primary

The Secretary of the State’s office today announced that Shelton Mayor Mark Lauretti fell short of the number of signatures needed to get his name listed on the ballot for the Republican primary for lieutenant governor.


Hartford election officials conduct a recount of a Democratic primary in the state House fifth district in Hartford and Windsor, as lawyers look on.  A judge later declared candidates Leo Canty and Brandon McGee tied, and ordered a second vote.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Uncounted Ballot Turns Out Not To Be Deciding Factor; Primary Ruled A Tie

A previously uncounted absentee ballot turned out not to be the deciding vote in a tied General Assembly primary election, and the judge ordered a new vote.


"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)

Primary Turnout at 19.2 and 27.7 Percent

Statewide turnout in the August 14th primary was down from the primary two years ago, for both Republicans and Democrats.


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McMahon, Shays Disagree Over Number Of Debates

Former wrestling executive Linda McMahon, the endorsed Republican candidate for Connecticut’s open U.S. Senate seat, is at odds with her primary opponent, former U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, over the number of debates they should participate in.