Denise Merrill

Absentee Ballots
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Connecticut’s Secretary of the State has thrown a lifeline to voters who sent in absentee ballots without a signature. Republicans say the lifeline is not fair to all voters.

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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill says President Donald Trump’s call to “watch the polls” could lead to voter intimidation.

In this Feb. 26, 2020 file photo, using both the English and Spanish language, a sign points potential voters to an official polling location during early voting in Dallas.
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Connecticut election officials and the state bar association are recruiting lawyers and law school students to volunteer as poll workers in the upcoming election.

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Connecticut cities and towns will be getting funds to prepare for unprecedented demand for absentee ballots ahead of Election Day. Grants will also be available for safety and hygiene at polling locations and to help with same-day election registrations.

Conn. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill
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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said disruptions to the state’s primary election on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isias have been minimized.