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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.


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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.


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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.


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Opinion: Obamacare Should Win It For Mitt Romney

If you’re still looking for a reason to decide on which candidate to vote for, think about Obamacare and the fact that one report after another clearly shows that it’s going to cost the nation much, much more than originally stated by President Obama and his administration.


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DeStefano: Let Illegal Immigrants Vote

New Haven Mayor John DeStefano says he will ask the state legislature to allow illegal immigrants who live in the city to vote in municipal elections.



Remaining State Unions to Vote On Givebacks

The last two Connecticut employee unions are scheduled to vote on a labor savings and concessions deal, even though Gov. Malloy says it’s unlikely it will be ratified.


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Senate Prez Williams: Budget Vote Mon. or Tues.

Senate President Don Williams says he is optimistic that both the House and Senate will vote on a budget early next week, possibly Monday or Tuesday.


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Malloy Says He Wants Quick Vote On Budget Deal

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says he wants a quick floor vote on the two-year, $40.2 billion budget deal he reached last week with Democratic lawmakers.


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Election Day

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Voters in 18 Connecticut cities and towns will be heading to the polls this week. Special elections to fill nine legislative seats are being held Tuesday. Three of the races are […]


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Sec’y Of State Seeks More Oversight

By Susan Haigh, Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s new secretary of the state is asking lawmakers to grant her more authority and oversight to make sure elections run smoothly, such as requiring local […]