April 24, 2016
by Jack Kramer | April 24, 2016 11:53pm
April 22, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | April 22, 2016 5:30am
Get ready, devotees of Connecticut politics. You are about to experience a once-in-a-generation phenomenon — maybe even once-in-a-lifetime. Rather than simply viewing us as an ATM for campaign cash or, as one observer put it, “a little footnote after New York,” both parties are holding presidential primaries in our state that might actually mean something this year.
April 20, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 20, 2016 3:48pm
The U.S. Department of Justice said it’s planning to sue Connecticut for failure to comply with a section of the National Voter Registration Act of 1993, if it doesn’t fix the problem.
April 19, 2016
by Christine Stuart | April 19, 2016 7:44pm
They’ve been working on it for more than five years, but Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said they’ve finished development of a real-time election results reporting system that works for Connecticut.
March 15, 2016
by Mary Spicuzza and Jeremy B. White | March 15, 2016 11:59am
The Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision effectively wiped out key campaign finance regulations that had been in effect for decades, so requiring more disclosure of campaign donors may be the only way for the public to have some control over political campaigns. Yet Congress and the states have shown little appetite to do so.
March 11, 2016
by Terry Cowgill | March 11, 2016 6:30am
There are few things more discouraging in political life than announcing your candidacy and having it blow up in your face before you can even get your bearings. And U.S. Senate candidate August “Augie” Wolf, a former Olympic athlete, should know the importance of not stumbling out of the starting blocks.
March 8, 2016
by Christine Stuart | March 8, 2016 6:30am
February 11, 2016
by Rowan Kane | February 11, 2016 6:30am
February 10, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 10, 2016 6:30am
A state law that allows registrars to impose a loyalty test on voters should be stripped out of the statute book, Secretary of State Denise Merrill said.
February 8, 2016
by Steve Majerus-Collins | February 8, 2016 2:14pm