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Norwalk Republican registrar of voters stepping down after all

Norwalk's Republican Town Committee is now searching for a replacement candidate for the November election.

Despite GOP registrar of voters’ defiance, Norwalk moving ahead with termination

“Karen Doyle Lyons’ employment with the City of Norwalk will terminate on July 20, 2020,” Mayor Harry Rilling said in a statement.

Norwalk GOP registrar of voters resists demands for resignation in wake...

Having originally agreed to step down, Lyons has since rescinded that offer.

Lamont approves absentee voting for all in August primary; Fasano questions...

“Nobody should need to make a decision between their health and their right to vote,” the governor said. “We must guarantee access to the ballot, and this is a way to do that during these extraordinary circumstances. I do not take this decision lightly, and it is with the public health and welfare of residents in mind.”

All registered voters in CT receiving absentee ballots for primary, general...

Cybersecurity efforts will also be ramped up. "All the information we have received from the federal intelligence community indicates that various malicious actors are still seeking to disrupt our elections," according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Fairfield County tops 100 confirmed cases; 3 deaths

Gov. Ned Lamont's latest executive order permits certain restaurants and other eating establishments to sell alcohol with take-out food orders under certain conditions.

Connecticut presidential primary moved to June 2

“Changing an election date is not something we do lightly,” tweeted Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, “it’s a recognition of the severity & nature of this crisis, and more steps may be necessary to guarantee that every CT voter has an opportunity to cast their ballot.”

Voting security in CT: Not another Iowa, but cyberthreats persist

While Merrill said she feels good about the legitimacy of vote tabulation in the state, she warned that cyber-based “creators of propaganda” are a more worrisome concern: “They’re spreading false information about our elections -- in 2018 there was one website telling people that the election was being held on a different day.”

Formal state inquiry launched, lawsuit filed over Bridgeport mayoral primary results

The State Elections Enforcement Commission has issued subpoenas for a number of elections records, as well as visitor logs and video surveillance at a pair of Bridgeport public housing complexes.

Secretary of the State calls for investigation of Bridgeport primary results

Meanwhile, independent consultant Jeff Kohut has announced he will run as a write-in candidate in the Nov. 5 election.

CT businesses targeted in ‘certificate of existence’ scam

A certificate of existence is not a required document for a business operating in Connecticut.

Tong and Merrill voice support for Stop & Shop strike

Connecticut State Attorney General William Tong joined the picket line at the Stop & Shop in Southington, tweeting out his support of the job walkout.

Gov. Ned Lamont announces plan to shrink state’s borrowing by 39...

Lamont has announced some of the legislative proposals he will include in his first state budget, as well as a proposal to shrink the state’s borrowing by 39 percent, the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

CT ramping up cybersecurity efforts ahead of election – but will...

“Connecticut is really in very good shape” when it comes to averting cyberattacks, according to Secretary of the State Denise Merrill. However, she added, "There’s no such thing as an utterly safe system."

Malloy vetoes bill expanding apprenticeship tax credit; legislators mull override vote

In an unusual move, the governor’s fellow Democrat, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, called on the General Assembly to override Malloy's actions when it reconvenes in the coming weeks.