Merrill says voter intimidation will not be tolerated


Secretary of State Denise Merrill said any voter intimidation on Tuesday will not be tolerated.

According to the Hartford Courant (, Merrill was responding to a plan by the Stefanowski campaign to deploy “challengers” to several polling places.

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Merrill said any problems at the polls should be reported immediately.

“If you see anything that troubles you, you have any kind of complaint about your polling place, we do have a hotline that’s staffed by our office and the Election Enforcement Commission. The phone number is 1-866-SEEC-INFO,” she explained.

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