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Wednesday, November 05, 2014

Connecticut Voters Defeat Early Voting Measure

By Ann Radelat

www.ctmirror.org

Connecticut voters have rejected an amendment to the state’s constitution giving the General Assembly power to consider allowing early and expanded absentee voting.

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The effort to let Connecticut join 34 other states that offer early voting was defeated in a 53-47 percent vote, unofficial results from the Secretary of the State show. [Westport voted no on the constitutional amendment 3,481 to 3,365 or 51 to 49 percent.]

The question posed to voters on the ballot Tuesday was: “Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to remove restrictions concerning absentee ballots and to permit a person to vote without appearing at a polling place on the day of an election?”

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, both Democrats, supported the amendment. But Republicans like gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley urged people to vote “no.”

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