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The State Senate held a hearing on how New York can join 15 other states and implement automatic voter registration. Advocates say it could result in two million more registered voters in a state that has one of the worst records for voter registration and participation. 

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After a three-week hearing, a federal judge is expected to rule soon on whether to block the town of Islip from holding primaries in June.

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Residents from Brentwood, Long Island, asked a federal judge on Tuesday to halt elections for the Islip Town Board. They say the current election system discriminates against Latino residents.

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Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill stands by her office’s ability to protect voters’ access to polling centers.

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The Connecticut Elections Enforcement Commission plans to look into more than a dozen alleged election issues.