Secretary Of The State Urges Lawmakers To Allow Early Election VotingDenise Merrill, a Democrat, told members of the Government Administration and Elections Committee on Monday that Connecticut's voters are "being deprived of a valuable convenience."
State Launches New Election Audit SystemConnecticut has launched a new system that allows cities and towns to electronically audit election results rather than conduct traditional hand counts.
Merrill Contends Connecticut Elections Run Freely And FairlyConnecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is trying to assure voters that the November election will be administered "as freely and fairly as possible" and any claims to the contrary are "irresponsible."
Secretary of State Proposes Automatic Voter Registration at DMVSecretary of the State Denise Merrill wants people who are doing business with the Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles to be automatically registered to vote.
Connecticut Panel Approves $6.7 M For Election UpgradesMore than $6.7 million is being earmarked for improvements to voting equipment across Connecticut.
Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday
West Hartford Moves To Shorten Lines At PollsSome West Hartford voters described lines of half an hour and longer at their polling places Tuesday morning, and some speculated it might have to do with a reduced number of polling places.
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Election Reform ConsideredSecretary of the State backing proposals for change
See Plans For New Legislative DistrictsThe Reapportionment Commission has sent its plans for the makeup of legislative districts to the Secretary of the State.
Local Primaries In Some Towns TuesdayAn oil tanker has overturned on Route 8 North in Thomaston, spilling fuel and forcing the shutdown of the northbound section between exits 39 and 41.
GOP Chair Filing Complaint Against Democratic Sec'y of State Candidate