2020 Election

Courtesy of the City of Bridgeport

Connecticut lawmakers have approved the appointment of an election monitor for the state’s largest city, Bridgeport. The bill was passed in last week’s special session.

Jessica Hill / AP

Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont said President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump’s positive COVID-19 tests are a reminder that pandemic is still raging. He also said his thoughts and prayers go out to the Trump family.

Joe Biden Tests Negative For Virus

Oct 2, 2020
President Donald Trump, left, and Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, right, during the first presidential debate Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2020.
Patrick Semansky / Associated Press

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, as well as his wife, Jill Biden, have tested negative for COVID-19 after undergoing a test following the news of President Donald Trump's positive test early Friday morning.

Absentee Ballots
John Froschauer / AP

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says election workers will be able to speed up the absentee ballot counting process. That’s after a new law signed by Governor Ned Lamont on Friday.

WSHU asks listeners to send us their questions about the upcoming election. The newsroom recently got an email from a listener in Woodbury, Conn., who worried her voter registration signature on file was decades old. She wondered if her vote could be disqualified if the signature on file wouldn’t match her signature on her absentee ballot.