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Connecticut Cracks Top 5 in the Nation in Elections Performance

Press Release from the Office of the Secretary of the State Of Connecticut, August 10, 2016. Connecticut Cracks Top 5 in the Nation in Elections Performance Hartford, CT: The Pew Charitable Trust’s authoritative Elections Performance Index ranked Connecticut fifth in the nation on its most recent survey—up from 19 in 2008—on the heels of major modernization initiatives such as online voter registration and web-based voter lookup tools. Secretary of the State Denise Merrill, Connecticut’s chief elections official, said, “This represents enormous progress and we’ll continue to try to improve in the years ahead. We will look to best practices to…