Connecticut Primaries

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Connecticut - CT

Tue, Jun 2nd - Wed, Jun 3rd, 2020

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Gov. Ned Lamont announced that Connecticut was postponing its presidential primary from late April to early June. “In coordination with other states and our Secretary of the State, and in an effort to carry out Democracy while keeping public health a top priority, I have decided to move our presidential primary to June 2nd,” Mr. Lamont wrote on Twitter. Previously, Denise W. Merrill, Connecticut’s secretary of state, urged Mr. Lamont to issue an emergency order permitting those worried about going to the polls during the outbreak to obtain absentee ballots. Under current law, concerns about disease contagion at a polling place are not a reason for voting absentee in Connecticut. The governor was reviewing the request, a spokesman said at the time.