Elections

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Many eligible voters for the June 23 primary in New York are receiving applications for absentee ballots in the mail, as the state tries to make it easier for people to avoid physically going to the polls during the COVID-19 pandemic. But voting rights advocates say more needs to be done.

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Connecticut Republican lawmakers oppose Democratic Governor Ned Lamont’s executive order expanding the use of absentee ballots for the August 11 primary

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Connecticut Democratic Party leaders rallied insiders for the upcoming November election at their first-ever virtual state party convention over the weekend.

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Two Connecticut voters have sued the state in federal court demanding that the state allow remote gathering of election petitions and no-excuse absentee voting during the pandemic.

John Froschauer / AP

New York’s Democratic presidential primary is back on, now that a judge has thrown out a decision by the state Board of Elections to cancel the election. The board acted after Bernie Sanders dropped out, leaving Joe Biden as the only candidate on the ballot.

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