2020 Election

Matt Rourke / AP

Connecticut's local governments try to build confidence in the electoral process ahead of a hot presidential election amid of a pandemic.

Residents power their electronics and use wireless public internet access at Westport Town Hall beside a ballot drop box, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Westport, Conn.
John Minchillo / Associated Press

The Connecticut Secretary of the State’s office has partnered with the National Guard to provide cybersecurity for the presidential election in November.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.
Carolyn Kaster / Associated Press

U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut has vowed to fight Senate Republican attempts to vote on a President Donald Trump nominee to fill the seat of the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Lea Trusty / WSHU

WSHU is partnering with the non-profit newsroom, ProPublica, to help power our 2020 voting coverage for the first time. Local elections officials are planning around historic conditions with the US postal service delivery delays and public health precautions due to the pandemic — and local journalists are, too.

Matt Rourke / AP

Preparations are underway in Suffolk County, Long Island, to make sure voters understand their options ahead of the November 3 election. 

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