State backs down on WWE clothing ban

HARTFORD - Secretary of State Susan Bysiewicz says voters will be allowed to wear WWE clothing to the voting booths on Tuesday.

The move comes after a spokesman for her office issued a statement saying it would be up to individual communities if they would allow the clothing saying the brand was too identified with Senate candidate Linda McMahon and could violate the state's ban on political advertising at polling places.

McMahon's husband Vince McMahon, head of the WWE, filed a lawsuit to stop election workers from asking wrestling fans to cover up their garb when voting.

Bysiewicz says she was misunderstood and says clothing won't affect anyone's right to vote.

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