This is Connecticut's opinion page.

Get CT Viewpoints emails in your inbox daily.

Success! You're on the list.
Posted inCT Viewpoints

Pandemics: An opportunity for voters to create needed change

If you were on Elm Street in New Haven two weeks ago, you might have seen me madly dashing to the post office collection box to drop off my ballot ahead of the 5 p.m. pickup. The fall afternoon downpour did not dampen my enthusiasm as I eagerly crammed my ballot through the mail slot, wishing it well on its journey back to Honolulu to be counted in this, my first presidential election as a voter.