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Vote Tuesday, Montville! Republicans, Democrats Head to the Polls for Aug. 14 Primary

Here's all the information you need to know about the Connecticut political primaries on Tuesday, including Montville poll information, a who's-who of candidates and where they will be gathering after the polls close.

 

Registered Republicans and Democrats in Connecticut can vote in primaries in their respective parties on Tuesday, Aug. 14, for candidates running in state and federal elections.

Polls open across the state at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

While registered voters can't switch their party affiliation at this point, unaffiliated or unregistered voters can register by noon today to vote in either primary.

Poll Information

Montville Voting Districts 
· District 1 & 6, Town Hall Gymnasium 
· District 2 & 5, Mohegan Firehouse 
· District 3 & 4, Fair Oaks School

If you do not know your district, click here for the Registrar of Voters' alphabetical list of Montville strees and the voting districts. 

 

U.S. Senate Primary

All Connecticut residents, either Republicans or Democrats, who vote in Tuesday's primary will choose between two candidates each in their respective parties for the open U.S. Senate race.

This is the seat currently held by U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, a former Democrat-turned-Independent who is retiring. 

Democrats

  • , current congressman from the Fifth District, the party's endorsed candidate and a Cheshire resident.

Republicans

  • Linda E. McMahon, a former CEO Of WWE, the party's endorsed candidate and Greenwich resident.
  • , former congressman from the 4th Congressional District in Fairfield County and a resident of Bridgeport.

 

Second Congressional District Primary

U.S. Rep. Joseph Courtney remains the Democrats' endorsed candidate in this large district encompassing eastern Connecticut. He has no primary challenger in 2012

On the Republican side, there are two candidates facing off in this year's primary:

  • Paul Formica, the first selectman from East Lyme and the state GOP's endorsed candidate.
  • Daria Novak, a businesswoman and executive consultant from Madison

 

Where The Candidates Will Gather

The candidates will all rendevouz with their campaign staffs during Tuesday evening at hotels, restaurants and other venues, to watch as the vote returns from the primary are called in.

These campaign gatherings happen around the time the polls close, at 8 p.m., and supporters and local reporters will likely show up too.

Here’s a breakdown on where each candidate is expected to be after the votes are called in:

U.S. Senate

  • Murphy Campaign: Omni Hotel, 155 Temple St., New Haven
  • Bysiewicz Campaign: Mattabesett Canoe Club, 80 Harbor Drive, Middletown (Bysiewicz expected to address supporters at 8:30 p.m.)
  • McMahon Campaign: Hilton Stamford Hotel, 1 Stamford Place, Stamford
  • Shays Campaign: Campaign Headquarters, 2013 Main St., Stratford

Second Congressional District

  • Courtney Campaign: Courtney will be out of the state during the day of the primary. 
  • Novak Campaign: Campaign Headquarters, 141 Durham Road, Madison 
  • Formica Campaign: Flanders Fish Market in East Lyme.
REVMAN August 13, 2012 at 11:53 AM
I can't vote in Primaries because I'm an Independant but after November I think things will change.When I'm approuched by candidates I simply say I'm an Independant and they always ask how I will vote my reply is the BEST candidate.

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