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Voters face Primary Day challenges amid pandemic

It was Primary Day in Connecticut Tuesday, and voters across the state experienced challenges because of the pandemic.

News 12 Staff

Aug 11, 2020, 10:43 AM

Updated 1,409 days ago

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It was Primary Day in Connecticut Tuesday, and voters across the state experienced challenges because of the pandemic.
In Westport, the polling places were all consolidated into one location because of COVID-19.
Bedford Middle School was the only place residents could cast their vote in person.
Voters were asked to wear a mask, and social distancing was enforced at the polls.
But because of COVID-19, residents across Connecticut had the option to vote by mail.
Gov. Ned Lamont says because of the storm, he issued a two-day extension for absentee ballots.
He says if your ballot is postmarked with Tuesday's date and received by Thursday, then it will still count.
 
 
 
 


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