2020 Election

Conn. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill
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Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill says the state has nearly finished counting all the votes in the 2020 election ahead of schedule, even after the state General Assembly gave them 96 extra hours to finish counting.

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It’s the end of a historic week on so many levels.  More voters cast their ballots in 2020 than in any previous Presidential Election.   

There were also more mail-in ballots than ever before, and some races are still undecided. As if that's not enough, this drama is playing out as a pandemic - once again - spreads through our nation.

Today on The Full Story, we check in with local political reporters for an update on local races. And we speak with Health officials about the rise in COVID-19 cases in our region and what's being done to stop the resurgence of the virus.

Happy Election Week

Nov 3, 2020

Record turnout, some problems, and who's influencing voters.

Voter turnout is reportedly heavy in Connecticut and Long Island. While lines have eased out at many polling stations, there were long lines this morning when the polls opened.

Jacqlyn Rena / WSHU Public Radio

Voters in Connecticut and New York have been up at the crack of dawn to vote in today's election.