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Christina Ayala. Photo from Connecticut General Assembly state website.

Elections Commission Refers State Rep’s Case To Prosecutors

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

10/16/2013

File photo of a sign in Newtown, Conn. with information about the town. (Photo by WTIC's Nicole Jacques.)

Town Voters Accept $50M For New Sandy Hook School

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.

10/06/2013

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Should School Officials Be Able To Use Notification Systems To Remind Parents To Vote?

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.

09/16/2013

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Whoops — Wrong Info On Billboards

Billboards promoting Detroit’s upcoming general election offered up some erroneous information about when to go to the polls.

08/13/2013

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Special Election Tuesday In Tolland, Willington, Ashford

Voters in Tolland, Willington and Ashford will be heading to the polls to pick a new state representative.

06/10/2013

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State’s Voters Will Consider Constitutional Amendment On Early Voting

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.

05/09/2013

Shortly after debate on a gun control bill began in the state Senate, there was shouting in the halls outside the chamber.  State Capitol Police responded. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Gun Bill Passes State Senate

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.

04/03/2013

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Legislature Will Consider Whether State Should Support Direct Presidential Voting

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.

02/24/2013

7.a.m., line at Conard High polling place,  West Hartford

West Hartford Moves To Shorten Lines At Polls

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.

11/06/2012

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Utility Companies Say All Polling Places Will Have Power Tuesday

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.

11/05/2012

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