Without any local races, West Hartford voters will go to the polls today solely to choose their party's nominee for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Joseph Lieberman.
Voters may be a little confused, though, by the changes in polling places implemented in the spring to save money. Instead of 20 polling places, there are now nine.
The new district polling places, which were agreed to by Registrars of Voters from both parties in the spring, are:
Voters were notified of their new assignments, but if you can't remember, visit this link on the town website and plug in your street name to find out where you should vote.
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.
- , current congressman from the Fifth District, the party's endorsed candidate and a Cheshire resident.
- Susan Bysiewicz, former Secretary of the State and Middletown resident.
- 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.