A father stands with his daughter at a polling location. Both of them are looking at a person in front of them. The person in front of them is standing in front of a table and communicating with election workers.

Biju Kumar, center, waits for his turn to receive a ballot with his daughter, Diya Kumar, 8, Tuesday morning in New Britain. Biju said he considers voting very important, especially for people in minority communities like himself, because legislators will better address issues that the community faces if many people in the community vote and show their voting power. Yehyun Kim / ctmirror.org