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January 30, 2017

Merrill Says Threat Of Voter Fraud Investigation Signals Voter Suppression Efforts

by Christine Stuart | January 30, 2017 5:30am

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie HARTFORD, CT—Anticipating that President Donald Trump will sign an executive order calling for an investigation into alleged voter fraud in the November 2016 election, Connecticut’s Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said there’s no evidence to suggest it happened.

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January 26, 2017

Merrill Says There’s No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud

by Christine Stuart | January 26, 2017 12:57am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Connecticut’s Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said there’s no “shred of evidence” that millions of illegal votes were cast in the 2016 presidential contest.

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January 13, 2017

Three Special Elections Set For Feb. 28

by Christine Stuart | January 13, 2017 11:27am

CTNewsJunkie file photo Special elections to fill the seats vacated by Rep. Stephen Dargan, and Sens. Eric Coleman and Rob Kane will be held Feb. 28.

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December 19, 2016

Members of Connecticut’s Electoral College Vote for Clinton

by Christine Stuart | December 19, 2016 12:43pm

Christine Stuart photo Members to the Electoral College in Connecticut were not as conflicted Monday as their colleagues in other states. That’s because Connecticut’s seven electoral votes were cast for Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine.

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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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