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Conn. Sec. Of State Wants To End "Party Purging"

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Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill

Connecticut’s Secretary of State wants to repeal a statute that allows political parties to expel members for a “lack of good-faith party affiliation.” The so-called “party purging” is done by working with town voter registrars. Secretary of State Denise Merrill says her office recently learned about the statute. The Democrat spoke with WAMC’s Jim Levulis about her effort to repeal it.

Jim is WAMC’s Associate News Director and hosts WAMC's flagship news programs: Midday Magazine, Northeast Report and Northeast Report Late Edition. Email: jlevulis@wamc.org
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