Apparent voting problems mar Bridgeport polling places

Voters in Bridgeport are speaking out after some complain they waited in line for more than an hour to cast their ballots. State officials say

BRIDGEPORT - Voters in Bridgeport are speaking out after some complain they waited in line for more than an hour to cast their ballots. State officials say they sent extra workers to Harding High School to help with the election. However, voters say only one person was there to register names, which apparently slowed down the process. The Office of Secretary of State Denise Merrill says it instructed the city to get more workers as soon as the problem become obvious.

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