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Vermont Town Could Let Those Ages 16, 17, Vote Locally

Residents of Brattleboro, Vermont, will vote on a ballot item that would let 16- and 17-year-olds vote in local elections.

03/02/2015

Attorneys for the Hartford City Council's committee of inquiry will investigate what went wrong on election day in the city.  The registrar's office was late in delivering voting lists to some polling places. Several of them opened late. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Hartford Election Inquiry Needs More Time

A Hartford committee needs more time to create a report on what caused voting problems in the city during the last election.

12/31/2014

Nurse Director of Emergency Services and Lifestar Danette Alexander wears protective gear that could be used by medical personel to while treating possible ebola patients.  Photo by WTICs Matt Dwyer.

Three Strike and your Out!

“Can’t anyone here play this game?” Casey Stengel was reported to have asked after taking over as manager of the New York Mets in 1962. And the same might be asked today. For example, we’ve […]

10/30/2014

Co-hosts Beth Behrs (L) and Kat Dennings pose onstage during The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on January 8, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for The People's Choice Awards)

Vote Now – People’s Choice Awards Voting Is Officially Open

The People’s Choice Awards announced that nominee voting is now open.

10/22/2014

Timothy Herbst (Courtesy Herbst campaign)

Trumbull First Selectman Calls On Officials Who Did Not Vote To Resign

Trumbull’s first selectman says more than two dozen elected and appointed Republicans or their spouses failed to vote in a local race and demanded they resign.

08/24/2014

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Online Tool Available To Find Connecticut Polls

Connecticut voters can use an online tool to locate their polling place for this week’s primary.

08/11/2014

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You Can Only Stay Mad For So Long, Right?

Rep. Larson wants to increase Congressional terms to 4 years because of the pressure of fund-raising. He points out that right after the initiation ceremony, new members start raising money for the next cycle, and that detracts them from their true job. Larson may have a point.

04/18/2014

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Military Absentee Ballot Voting Improving

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says absentee ballot voting by military members stationed overseas improved dramatically in Connecticut between 2010 and 2012. Merrill says 94 percent of absentee ballots requested […]

01/13/2014

Denise Merrill (Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State)

Merrill Urges New Way For Military To Vote

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is recommending that Connecticut lawmakers consider a system that would allow out-of-state military personnel to download and print out a version of their city or […]

01/11/2014

Denise Merrill Courtesy Office of the Secretary of the State

Voter Registration Deadline Tuesday

Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is urging  Connecticut residents to register to vote  next week. Tuesday is the final day  to register in person  at town offices  to vote in the November  5  Municipal […]

10/28/2013

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