From State Senator Anthony Musto who represents Trumbull and portions of Bridgeport and Monroe: HARTFORD, CT – Yesterday State Senator Anthony Musto (D-Trumbull) brought before the Senate a historic joint resolution that calls for an amendment to the Connecticut Constitution that will remove restrictions on early voting and the use of absentee ballots. As Co-Chair [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Denise Merrill'
May 9th, 2013 · 10 Comments · News and Events
Merrill: Historic Milestone For Hispanic Voters, City Leads With Active Registration–Denise Dances With Dick In Celebration
January 8th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events
Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill grooved to the music today with U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal and Andres Ayala–who will receive the oath of office Wednesday as one of the first two Hispanic state senators in Connecticut history–to announce figures for Connecticut’s growing Hispanic voting population. Merrill says Bridgeport leads the way with the [...]
December 20th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Council, City Politics, Education
Attention potential candidates, campaign treasurers, political junkies: Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill has released the official calendar for the 2013 election season that allows for the first time registration up to and including Election Day Nov. 5. Election Day registration was approved by the state legislature and signed into law by Governor Dannel [...]
December 18th, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events
And the winner is… Stamford. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill on Tuesday presented the 2012 “Democracy Cup” to the city of Stamford, for the highest percentage voter turnout in the 2012 Presidential election in Connecticut (71.6%). The annual award is handed to the small, mid-sized, large towns and city with the highest voter turnout [...]
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November 2nd, 2012 · 3 Comments · News and Events
If you want to preview Tuesday’s ballot, Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merill has loaded every municipal ballot on the SOTS website, including all the ballot configurations in the state’s largest city for State Senate and State House seats. See an example ballot here.
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Merrill: Bridgeport Election Big Concern–Power Out At Most Polling Places–City Officials Preparing For Consolidation Of Precincts
November 1st, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics
Can Bridgeport catch an election break? Just days before a presidential election that produces the highest city turnout only five of the city’s 20-plus polling precincts had power as of Wednesday night–most of them schools–throwing local elections officials and Mayor Bill Finch into overdrive to accommodate Tuesday’s vote.
November 1st, 2012 · 2 Comments · News and Events
From Connecticut U.S. Attorney David Fein: In an effort to ensure that the November 6, 2012 elections are administered fairly in every city and town in Connecticut, David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, Kimberly K. Mertz, Special Agent in Charge of the New Haven Division of the Federal Bureau of [...]