The Democratic National Committee is delaying its convention until the week of Aug. 17
The funding is part of the $2 trillion federal relief package and could help hire more poll workers and cleaning supplies needed to protect against COVID-19 spread.
Democrats have long argued that elections should be conducted by mail to make them easier for voters, and the coronavirus outbreak is giving new momentum to their cause
Rhode Island is the latest state to move its presidential primary in response to the new coronavirus
Ken Davison, a longtime advocate for transparency in tribal affairs, has unseated Mark Brown, winning a redo of a December special election Brown won by a single vote.
Political town committees hold meetings in late March to elect local officers and delegates to state and General Assembly endorsement conventions.
In the three weeks since his blowout win in the South Carolina primary, Joe Biden has emerged as the Democratic presidential nominee-in-waiting
Connecticut's second coronavirus death was a 91-year-old New Canaan man who had been hospitalized
Gov. Ned Lamont on Thursday used his powers under the public-health emergency to postpone April 28 presidential primary due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Some lawmakers want Congress to allow remote voting in the House and the Senate as the coronavirus spreads around the country
Joe Biden's sweeping victories in Florida, Illinois and Arizona are building his delegate lead over rival Bernie Sanders in the Democratic presidential race
State election officials told city and town clerks and registrars statewide Tuesday they should plan to hold the presidential primary as scheduled April 28.
Joe Biden won the Arizona, Florida and Illinois primaries Tuesday, a clean sweep that carried him a considerable way toward clinching the Democratic nomination on an extraordinary election day...
The Democratic presidential primary is consumed with uncertainty after leaders in Ohio called off Tuesday's election just hours before polls were set to open to combat the spread of the new...
Ohio's health director has ordered polls closed just hours before they were to open there and in three other states for presidential primaries
Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders are looking to cast themselves as best-positioned to lead the nation through a global pandemic
The nation’s largest labor union has lined up behind Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, with the National Education Association on Saturday endorsing the former vice president for the...
The move is intended to quell concerns raised in recent weeks by senior Democratic strategists about the leadership structure of the Biden campaign.
New London Democrat Martha Marx has announced a challenge in the race for the 20th District Senate seat held by Republican Paul Formica of East Lyme.
Joe Biden decisively won Michigan's Democratic presidential primary on Tuesday, seizing a key battleground state that helped propel Bernie Sanders' insurgent candidacy four years ago.
Gov. Ned Lamont probably wouldn't be missed in eastern Connecticut, where he has even refused to meet with one of the region's largest employers.
Michigan boosted Bernie Sanders' 2016 presidential bid, but four years later, the same state could either revive his campaign or relegate him to the role of protest candidate
Joe Biden's stunning turnaround in the past week has put pressure on Bernie Sanders to blunt or reverse the former vice president's momentum. It won't take long to determine whether the senator is up...
Jay Silva also argues Sanders is the best candidate to beat President Donald Trump in an election.
The Trump ads urged Facebook users to "take the official 2020 Congressional District Census today," but despite the look and language of the ad, they were not related to the count.
Former Vice President Joe Biden says he's worried about how protesters have stormed the stage when he's been speaking at campaign events with his wife beside him
Republican Shaun Mastroianni of Stonington announced Wednesday that he will run again for the 43rd District state House seat this fall.
Billionaire Mike Bloomberg has ended his bid for the Democratic presidential nomination and has endorsed Joe Biden
Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg plans to reassess whether he should stay in the race after disappointing results in Tuesday's primaries
Joe Biden scored key Super Tuesday victories in Minnesota and across the South, building on momentum that has swiftly revived his Democratic presidential campaign in recent days
Millions of voters from Maine to California are headed to the polls on Super Tuesday, a day that's rich with delegates in the battle for the Democratic presidential nomination
The Democratic presidential candidates are racing toward the biggest day on the primary calendar, when 14 states vote on Super Tuesday
Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg are uniting behind Joe Biden's presidential bid as the Democratic Party's moderate wing scrambles to boost the former vice president just hours before Super Tuesday
Amy Klobuchar is ending her Democratic presidential campaign and is set to endorse Joe Biden
Joe Biden has scored a resounding victory in South Carolina’s Democratic primary
President Donald Trump is lashing out at Democrats who have questioned his handling of the coronavirus threat, calling their criticism a new “hoax” intended to undermine his leadership
The Democrats' 2020 primary season is entering a critical four-day stretch that will help determine whether the party rallies behind Bernie Sanders or embraces a longer and uglier slog that could...
The South Carolina primary is just two days away, but the race is quickly going national as candidates pivot to the 14 states that vote on Super Tuesday
Americans have widespread concerns about the security and integrity of elections
Democratic foes unleashed a torrent of attacks on presidential front-runner Bernie Sanders on the debate stage Tuesday night in Charleston, South Carolina
Lauren Gauthier, a Republican member of Groton's Representative Town Meeting and special projects manager for an oyster farm, has announced that she is running for state representative for the 40th...
"We have taken enforcement action on a group of accounts for violating our rules against platform manipulation and spam," Twitter spokesman Brenden Lee told The Washington Post in an email.
That the Democratic nomination campaign has come to this was never in anybody's calculus.
Massachusetts voters can start casting early ballots in the presidential primaries
A new warning about Russian interference in the 2020 election is raising questions about whether the U.S. is doing enough to prevent the kind of meddling the country saw in the 2016 election
Secretary of the State Denise Merrill is making a new push for legislation that would extend voting rights to parolees, codify in state law the automatic voter registration now offered by the DMV,...
Mike Bloomberg is not going away
The first major test of billionaire Mike Bloomberg's presidential campaign is playing out in Las Vegas
Kelley Peck of Columbia and Steve Weir of Hebron are seeking the party's endorsement to challenge four-term incumbent Democrat Cathy Osten.
Retired postal worker Cynthia Alina has large Trump flags in the front yard of her Groton home.
A former Indiana couple met Pete Buttigieg in November in New Hampshire and brought two "Pete 2020" signs back to their Norwich home.
Connecticut's secretary of the state has announced which candidates will appear on the ballot for the state's April 28 presidential primaries
Michael Bloomberg is on a two-day campaign swing through the South
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has won the votes of a tiny New Hampshire community that barely hung onto its tradition of being among the first to cast ballots in the presidential...
Democratic presidential candidates are taking varied approaches ahead of New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation primary
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans a presidential campagn organization in Connecticut with dozens of staff members and offices across the state.
Voices of the Voters: who is your pick for president?
The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a report that looks at the Obama administration's response to Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election
Mark Brown defeated Ken Davison by a single vote in Dec. 8 election to fill tribal council seat vacated by his brother, former Chairman Kevin Brown.
The chairman of the Democratic National Committee is calling for a “recanvass” of the results of the Iowa caucuses
The Day is seeking residents of southeastern Connecticut who are registered voters and would be willing to talk to a reporter about the upcoming presidential election.
Connecticut’s primary election isn’t until April 28, but in the meantime Nutmeggers are volunteering their time to make the trip to New Hampshire to rally support for the various...
Welch-Collins is a member of the Waterford RTM. He ran for the same seat in 2018 and narrowly lost.
Four of New London’s elected officials on Tuesday announced their endorsement of Senator Bernie Sanders in the 2020 Democratic Presidential Primary.
Democrat Bob Statchen, who was defeated by Republican Heather Somers in the race for the 18th District state Senate seat in 2018, has announced he will run again for the seat this fall.
State Rep. Christine Conley, D-Groton, has announced that she is running for reelection to the 40th District state House seat.
Margaret Welch stepped down due to health concerns. On Wednesday, 2nd District RTM members will vote on a replacement.
New London Democrat Anthony Nolan will seek re-election as state representative for the 39th District, which covers two-thirds of New London.
In a move to "better serve and represent its diverse population," the Town of Groton will offer dual language ballots with instructions in both English and Spanish for elections and referenda.
Republican Holly Cheeseman is seeking re-election for her third term this fall, and Democrat Hugh McKenney of Salem and East Lyme Board of Education member Cate Steel have announced they will run.
The Democratic presidential field is set to have its smallest and potentially most influential debate yet. It could also become among the most contentious if candidates bring their campaigns’...
A former gubernatorial candidate who ran as an independent in 2018 says unaffiliated voters should be allowed to vote in party primaries in Connecticut
The Democratic presidential race has lost another candidate
Bob Statchen, who lost the race for the 18th District seat in 2018, made the announcement Thursday on Facebook.
Ahead of Democratic and Republican Town Committee caucuses, party chairpeople Tim May and Colleen Rix look back at the 2019 municipal election.
Joe Biden's presidential campaign says it raised $22.7 million in the final quarter of 2019
Local officials once had limited responsibilities on election days
Connecticut expects to receive about $5 million in additional federal funding to help protect the state's voting system
Democratic presidential candidates offered two very different debates during their final forum of 2019
Democrats will hold four debates in each of the early primary states as voting gets underway next year