State officials are projecting a strong turnout and reported a busy morning at the polls, which opened at 6 a.m. today. Turnout in Danbury, Wilton, New Britain and Vernon was outpacing that from two years ago, said Dan Tapper, spokesman in the secretary of the state's office.
A suspected reason for the large turnout is the race between Sen. Joe Lieberman and anti-war challenger Ned Lamont. (AP)
That, and three of the most-watched congressional races in the country.
I have to think that high turnout only helps Courtney, Murphy and Farrell. I have no idea what it means for Lamont--could be a good thing.
"High Voter Turnout Expected." Associated Press 7 November, 2006.