More than 76,000 register to vote in CT

Secretary of State Denise Merrill says more than 76,000 people registered to vote between Jan. 1 and April 18.

Secretary of State Denise Merrill says more than 76,000 people registered to vote between Jan. 1 and April 18. (4/20/16)

HARTFORD - Connecticut residents are registering to vote in record numbers as the presidential primary approaches.

Secretary of State Denise Merrill says more than 76,000 people registered to vote between Jan. 1 and April 18.

The largest block of voters registered as Democrats with more than 36,000 people.

More than 16,000 registered as Republicans.

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