By John McNamara
A wave of new voter registrations statewide may push New Britain enrollment past 30,000 for Election Day on November 8th.
One week prior to the November 1st deadline, there are 29,100 eligible to vote according to Democratic Registrar of Voters Juan Verdu’s office. In addition, unregistered voters may go to City Hall on Election Day to enroll and vote under the Same Day Registration (SDR) law that will add to the number voting in the Presidential election.
The citywide breakdown shows enrollment at 53% Democratic; 34.7% Unaffiliated; 10.8% Republican, and; 1.5 % other parties.
A Democratic Town Committee (DTC) task force reported last week that 4,154 have been added to the city’s rolls since June. Of the newly registered 46.6% became Democrats, 45.4% registered Unaffiliated…
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