Every Connecticut voter can get an absentee ballot again, due to the pandemic.
Denise Merrill served as Connecticut’s secretary of the state from 2011 to 2022. Before becoming SOTS, Merrill represented Mansfield in the Connecticut House of Representatives for two decades, where she served as house majority leader.
Denise Merrill not running for another term as CT Secretary of the State
Denise Merrill’s departure creates the first open race for statewide office in 2022.
Senator alleges voter fraud, but no complaint was filed
Rob Sampson said a voter in his district was told an absentee ballot already had been cast in her name.
Electoral College affirms: Biden is the president-elect.
Connecticut cast its seven Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden, normally a perfunctory postscript to a presidential election.
Blumenthal, Murphy back push for Connecticut voting reforms
As this one slowly wraps up, there’s a push to make the next election different for Connecticut voters.
Across Connecticut, no problems at the polls
Long lines reported early; absentee ballots contribute to heavy turnout
Merrill hires disinformation expert as part of effort to combat foreign influence in elections
Merrill says Connecticut’s voting system is hack-proof, but state voters are vulnerable to foreign disinformation campaigns.
CT Dems push back against Trump plans to ‘sabotage’ postal service
Attorney General William Tong is considering a lawsuit and Sen. Richard Blumenthal presses for more funding for the postal service.
Despite pandemic and power outages, the Connecticut primary is here
The polls open at 6 a.m. Tuesday for a primary complicated by a pandemic, a power outage and Connecticut’s first broad use of absentee ballots.
This candidate is ON the ballot. Now, she just needs one to vote.
Sen. Marilyn Moore is one of 1,100 Democrats in her district still awaiting an absentee ballot. She is not happy.
Socially distanced Senate passes no-excuse absentee ballot bill
The Connecticut Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday for final passage of legislation allowing no-excuse absentee ballot voting
CT Supreme Court tosses GOP challenge to mail-in voting
In dismissing the case, Robinson agreed with the state that the Supreme Court did not have jurisdiction over the issue.
Connecticut GOP finds angle on vote-by-mail controversy
About 100,000 absentee ballot applications mailed to voters have been returned as undeliverable, adding fuel to a national partisan battle.
Voting during a pandemic in Connecticut? For most, that means going to polls.
Every voter will get an absentee ballot application in the mail. State law bars most from using them.
Connecticut takes steps to make voting safer, as COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to decline
Fairfield, Hartford, and New Haven counties are now all seeing a downward trend in hospitalizations.