Denise Merrill

Conn. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill
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Connecticut’s top election official, Denise Merrill, said her dream when she first took elected office 30 years ago was to end her career as Secretary of the State. On Wednesday, she did just that.

Absentee Ballots
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Connecticut voters will decide on the 2022 Election Day ballot whether to expand the state’s tight restrictions on when they’re allowed to vote by absentee ballot.

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.

Conn. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill
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Connecticut’s Secretary of the State hired an intelligence analyst to combat online disinformation about voter fraud and the 2020 presidential election. The analyst contract ended in November, while misinformation about a stolen election ran rampant.

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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