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SOTS Merrill debunks McMahon campaign claim over New Haven ballots. Here’s one of the 40 pages ordering ballots.

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Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said this afternoon that New Haven sent in proof of its ballot purchases on October 23 and produced a 40-page report from that city with its recent turnout and the number of ballots it has ordered for each polling precinct for next week. The information flies in the face […] [Read More]

Mayor Bill Finch predicts big Election Day turnout in Bridgeport

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Mayor Bill Finch, speaking to reporters outside Housatonic Community College this afternoon, following the appearance of Homeland Security Secy Janet Napolitano: “Oh, I think we’ll have a big turnout in Bridgeport. I think this shows the importance of government to people in their lives. I think they’ll show up in record numbers.” [Read More]

Analysis: Polls show that 14 Senate seats are still up for grabs

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If current polling holds up on Nov. 6, the Republicans would net one Senate seat, leaving Democrats with a slim majority (thanks to Independents who caucus with the Democrats).

Best-case scenario for Republicans: A gain of nine.

Best-case scenario for Democrats: A gain of two.

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Election fraud hotline set up

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Voters who see or experience what they believe are election irregularities will have a hotline to call on Election Day. Anyone with knowledge of election fraud or voting rights abuses can call 1-866-733-2463 (1-866-SEEC-INFO) to report suspected violations. The number is toll-free statewide.  You can also call the State Election Enforcement Commission at 860-256-2940 if […] [Read More]
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Another day, another $1.25 million in “independent” expenditures floods Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race

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Yesterday the total spent by independent groups, supposely not affiliated with Connecticut’s US Senate candidates, was $8.5 million, according to the Federal Election Commission. Today that total is $9,782,014. But the day is young. The big cash was reported overnight from the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, with a $517,951 media buy opposing Republican Linda McMahon; […] [Read More]