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.
The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission is referring a case involving whether state Rep. Christine Ayala fraudulently voted to the Chief State’s Attorney’s office for a criminal investigation
Newtown voters have accepted a $50 million grant from the state of Connecticut to build a new Sandy Hook Elementary School, the site of last year’s school massacre.
Stonington officials have joined local education officials urging repeal of a state law forbidding school officials from using their notification system to remind parents to vote in budget referendums.
Billboards promoting Detroit’s upcoming general election offered up some erroneous information about when to go to the polls.
Voters in Tolland, Willington and Ashford will be heading to the polls to pick a new state representative.
When Connecticut voters go to the polls next year to choose their next governor, they’ll also be asked to decide whether the state’s constitution should be amended to empower the General Assembly to enact some form of early voting.
The state Senate voted 26-10 to approve wide-ranging legislation in response to last year’s deadly school shooting in Newtown, including gun control measures that ban the sale of large-capacity ammunition magazines and 100 weapons that previously had been legal.
A hearing at the state capitol Monday seeks to put Connecticut on the record with other states calling for a national popular vote for president.
Some 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.