Connecticut: Online Vote Reporting Test Promises Timely Results At Last | Hartford Courant

May 6, 2016

On Election Day 2014, Connecticut was among the last states in the nation to learn who its next governor was because of its antiquated voting system. In 2010, the gubernatorial vote tally took three days. So congratulations are in order to the 104 municipalities that successfully participated in a trial run last week of the online vote reporting system hosted by the secretary of the state‚Äôs office. Shortly after 8 p.m., election officials in many towns started entering Democratic and Republican primary results in the system, even though participation was voluntary this time around. It offered a good look at how solidly Donald J. Trump was winning the state and at the town-by-town battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders.  Read more: http://thevotingnews.com/online-vote-reporting-test-promises-timely-results-at-last-hartford-courant/