ballots http://wamc.org en Connecticut Supreme Court Sides With GOP on Ballot Line Issue http://wamc.org/post/connecticut-supreme-court-sides-gop-ballot-line-issue <p>The Connecticut Supreme Court has sided with state Republicans, agreeing their candidates should appear on the top line of the November election ballot.</p><p>In a unanimous decision posted Wednesday, the justices agreed state law requires Republican candidates to be placed on the top line.</p><p>The GOP took Secretary of the State Denise Merrill to court after she denied their request to change the order of the ballot.</p> Wed, 26 Sep 2012 21:25:25 +0000 Lucas Willard 48789 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Secretary of State Announces Three Controversial Ballot Questions http://wamc.org/post/massachusetts-secretary-state-announces-three-controversial-ballot-questions <p>Massachusetts Secretary of State William Galvin recently announced three initiatives that would be included on the upcoming November ballot. WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports&hellip;</p><p>Galvin on Wednesday announced that voters will be the ones to decide on three controversial ballot questions this November.</p> Thu, 12 Jul 2012 21:49:36 +0000 Lucas Willard 42994 at http://wamc.org Massachusetts Secretary of State Announces Three Controversial Ballot Questions Rangel's Lead in NY Primary Up after Day 1 Count http://wamc.org/post/rangels-lead-ny-primary-after-day-1-count <p>New York Representative Charles Rangel&#39;s lead in a contested Democratic primary has increased after the first day of counting more than 2,000 absentee and affidavit ballots.</p><p>The New York City Board of Elections&#39; tally at the end of Thursday has Rangel leading state Senator Adriano Espaillat by 945 votes. That&#39;s up from the 802-vote margin he had before the count started.</p><p>The board will resume counting on Friday morning and hopes to finish by the end of the day.</p> Fri, 06 Jul 2012 11:21:39 +0000 42558 at http://wamc.org Rangel's Lead in NY Primary Up after Day 1 Count