Connecticut will make absentee ballots available to all registered voters for the August 11th primary and November 3rd general election. The plan is funded by $5.2 million in federal money passed by Congress in the COVID-19 relief package.
There will still be a presidential primary in Connecticut on June 2, despite announcements by U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Wednesday, and other candidates before him, that they’ve suspended their campaigns.
New York and Connecticut have moved their presidential primary elections from this month to June in response to the coronavirus. But Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is concerned the virus will still be a problem in two months.