Absentee Voting

Absentee Ballots
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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill wants lawmakers to support constitutional amendments that would allow for early voting and no-excuse absentee ballots.

Absentee Ballots
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A poll of New York voters has found support for speeding up the timetable for election workers to begin processing and counting absentee ballots in future elections.

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Connecticut’s Secretary of the State plans to ask lawmakers to allow any registered voter to cast an absentee ballot in future elections. But the president of Connecticut’s Town Clerks Association says the state lacks the resources for widespread mail voting.