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09/26/2019

Election Results to be Audited from Selected Polling Locations

A manual count of ballots from five percent of all polling places to be matched against machine totalsĀ 

HARTFORD – Secretary of the State Denise Merrill randomly select voting precincts to have results audited following the September 10 primary election. Five percent of polling places are subject to the audit, as prescribed by Connecticut General Statutes 9-320f. Those manually counted ballots will be matched against vote totals from optical scan machines.

“Auditing election results is one of the strongest protections we have in place to ensure that the results of Connecticut’s elections accurately reflect the votes cast in that election,” said Merrill. “Our top priority is to make sure that every Connecticut voter knows that our elections are secure. Our highest priority remains conducting free and fair elections that count every vote.”

List of polling places to be audited:

District 3-34 Ridge Road Elementary School 1341 Ridge Rd. North Haven
District 2 Central Village Fire Dept. Black Hill Rd Plainfield
District 10 Pagels School 26 Benham Hill Rd West Haven
District 24 Parker Memorial Community Center 2621 Main St Hartford
Ward 27 Mauro/Sheridan Magnet School 191 Fountain St New Haven
District 2 Abundant Life Assemblies 85 Skinner Rd Colchester
District 6 Ridge Hill School 120 Carew Rd Hamden
District 5 Hays School 1 Maple St East Haven
District 9 Seth Haley School 148 South St West Haven
District 2 Shelton Intermediate School 675 Constitution Blvd North Shelton

Alternates:

n/a Town Hall 115 Main St Voluntown
Ward 26 Davis St School 35 Davis St New Haven
District 20 The Learning Center 43 Vernon St Hartford
District 3 Toffolon Elementary School 145 Northwest Dr Plainville
District 7 Molloy School 255 Meloy Rd West Haven

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