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Liberals win Democratic primaries for General Assembly

Joshua Elliott, the outsider recruited by the liberal Working Families Party to challenge House Speaker J. Brendan Sharkey, won a Democratic primary Tuesday, easily beating the establishment candidate endorsed after Sharkey abruptly decided to retire in May. Sens. Ed Gomes and Marilyn Moore of Bridgeport also won with WFP backing. Continue Reading →

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Republican primary results in Connecticut, town by town

These town by town results shown are drawn from the first use of a new electronic reporting system run by the Secretary of the State’s office to gather election returns shortly after the polls close. Results are likely to be incomplete, because participation by town election officials was voluntary. Use of the new system will be mandatory in the general election in November. Check the Democratic results

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Democratic primary results in Connecticut, town by town

These town-by-town results are drawn from the first use of a new electronic reporting system run by the Secretary of the State’s office to gather election returns shortly after the polls close. Results are likely to be incomplete, because participation by town election officials was voluntary. Use of the new system will be mandatory in the general election in November. Check the Republican results

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Bill to allow fewer polling places in primaries back after 4 years

Connecticut’s cities and towns could see small cost savings in future election cycles if lawmakers approve a bill that would allow town registrars to reduce the number of polling places in primaries. It has substantial support, but not everyone thinks it’s a good idea. Continue Reading →

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