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November 8, 2016

In Connecticut, Long Lines and Problems At A Hartford Polling Place

by Jack Kramer | November 8, 2016 8:47am

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(Updated 3:00 p.m.)

NEW HAVEN, CT — A steady but not overwhelming crowd of New Haven voters showed up at City Hall bright and early Tuesday morning to take advantage of Connecticut’s first-ever Election Day Registration (EDR) in a presidential election.

Longer lines at some of New Haven’s other polling locations started to form mid-morning and ballots at a Hartford polling place had the wrong state representative candidates listed.

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November 7, 2016

If You’re Still Not Registered to Vote, You Can Do It On Election Day Just Expect Lines

by Christine Stuart | November 7, 2016 2:00pm

Evan Lips/New Haven Register file photo Connecticut doesn’t allow early voting, but this is the first presidential contest in which voters who forgot to register will still be able to register and vote on Tuesday.

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November 3, 2016

House Democrats Pitch Changes To Clean Election System; Republicans Say They’re Hypocrites

by Christine Stuart | November 3, 2016 1:17pm

Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie HARTFORD, CT — With less than a week left in the campaign, House Democratic leadership said they want to change Connecticut’s election clean law in a way that would create a challenge to Citizens United. Republican legislative leaders called the move hypocritical and desperate.

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November 2, 2016

Record Number of Voters Register In Connecticut; Officials Say They Are Prepared

by Christine Stuart | November 2, 2016 1:00pm

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — In 2010, Bridgeport ran out of ballots. And in 2014 Hartford voters at some polling places were unable to vote first thing in the morning because the official voter check lists had not been delivered on time.

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November 1, 2016

Top Election Regulator Dismisses Idea That Election Is ‘Rigged’

by Christine Stuart | November 1, 2016 4:30am

Christine Stuart photo HARTFORD, CT — Connecticut’s top election regulator said insinuations that in-person voter fraud is rampant and that the election is somehow rigged are concerns being “ratcheted up by Mr. Trump” and “there’s no factual basis behind any of it.”

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October 25, 2016

Republican Chairman: Democratic Candidate Is Violating Election Law By Using Trump

by Christine Stuart | October 25, 2016 4:30am

Photo of the mailer Connecticut Republican Party Chairman JR Romano is accusing, in an election complaint, a Democratic state Senate candidate of violating clean election laws by likening his Republican opponent to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

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October 24, 2016

Disabled Voters to Use New, State-of-the-Art System Nov. 8

by Jack Kramer | October 24, 2016 10:16pm

Jack Kramer photo Voters with disabilities will no longer, in the words of Secretary of State Denise Merrill, be forced to use “the clunky old system” when voting on Nov. 8.

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October 21, 2016

Romano: Republicans Will Support Trump’s Position On Election If Questions Are Raised About Results

by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2016 11:00am

patrimonio designs ltd / Shutterstock In the last and final presidential debate, the two major party candidates were asked if they would accept the results of the election. One candidate’s answer has alarmed voters, election officials, and pundits across the nation, and has divided the party in Connecticut.

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September 30, 2016

Independent Expenditure Groups Make Their Endorsements, Get Ready For November

by Christine Stuart | September 30, 2016 10:30am

First it was the state’s largest business lobby. Now it’s smaller special interests groups who are harnessing the power of so-called “independent expenditures.”

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September 29, 2016

Voter Registration Surges Following Social Media Blitz

by Cara Rosner | September 29, 2016 12:55pm

Online and social media efforts have significantly increased the number of Connecticut residents who are registered to vote in the upcoming presidential election, according to state officials.

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