CT Senate approves expanded absentee voting

The state Senate passed a bill expanding absentee ballot provisions Tuesday to account for the COVID-19 pandemic ahead of the November general election. An Act Concerning Absentee Voting and Reporting of Results at the 2020 State Election and Election Day Registration received bipartisan support from legislators, passing on a 35-1 vote, though Republicans argued the bill had holes in terms of election security, and some Democrats said it didn’t go quite far enough in broadening voting rights. Sen. Dennis Bradley, D-Bridgeport, was the sole “no” vote. Sten Spinella, The Day. 

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