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Legislators, allow more absentee voting. Time is of the essence

For weeks, Connecticut voters have waited to learn if they will have to choose between safeguarding their health or exercising their right to vote in the November general election. Even in these worst of times, this is a choice no voter should face. Because the state constitution tightly prescribes the conditions for absentee voting, and state statute is even more restrictive, no-excuse absentee ballot voting is not available in Connecticut as it is in many other states, both red and blue.