Polls to Remain Open for Extra 30 Minutes for 2 Hartford Sites

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Two Hartford polling locations will sojourn open for half an hour.

Gov. Dannel Malloy’s campaign filed a censure in Hartford Superior Court, seeking that voting hours be extended for an hour in Hartford since of delays and other problems during polling locations in a city this morning and a conference is underway.

Gov. Malloy Addresses Voting Problems in Hartford

[HAR] Gov. Malloy Addresses Voting Problems in Hartford

The Malloy debate is asking for polls to sojourn open until 9 p.m. rather than 8 p.m., though a decider motionless polls will sojourn open until 8:30 p.m. during the L.W. Batchelder Elementary and United Methodist Church, during 571 Farmington Ave.

Malloy debate officials pronounced they filed for a prolongation to accommodate electorate who could not to opinion or were disheartened from voting this morning, a debate said.

“Currently a polls in Hartford are operative uniformly and electorate can expel their ballots. We inspire everybody to vote,” a matter says.

A matter from Zak Sanders, a communications executive of a state Republican Party, pronounced a issues were resolved and there is copiousness of time to opinion currently but an extension.

“We know that any issues during Hartford polling locations were resolved by 7:00am this morning. There’s still copiousness of time left currently to get to a polls and we inspire anyone who hasn’t already finished so to get out and opinion before 8:00pm.,” Sanders said.

State Republican Party authority Jerry Labriola pronounced progressing in a day that a party’s authorised group was reviewing a conditions and combined that they would “have a high turn of concern” if Democrats find to keep a polls open later.

“It’s always a Democrats. It’s always a cities. This is right out of a Democratic playbook on how they control elections,” he said. “It would give a Democrats some-more event for mischief. We positively do not wish a repeat of a failure in Bridgeport in 2010.”

In 2010, there were voting problems in Bridgeport and days of recounts before Foley conceded to Malloy.

Prior to that election, Bridgeport city elections officials systematic usually 21,000 ballots for a city with 69,000 purebred electorate and several precincts ran out of ballots. As lines grew in a Democratic stronghold, some electorate gave adult and left.

“Given this is a voting district of Dan Malloy and Denise Merrill, if there was ever a reason to purify residence positively this is one,” Labriola said.

The full matter from a Malloy campaign:

Because of delays and other problems during Hartford polling locations, we are filing a censure in Hartford Superior Court seeking that voting hours be extended to accommodate electorate who were incompetent to opinion or were disheartened from voting this morning. Currently a polls in Hartford are operative uniformly and electorate can expel their ballots. We inspire everybody to vote.

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