City | 9:24 pm | November 6, 2012 | By Matthew Lloyd-Thomas

DeLauro takes Conn. third district

U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro will return to D.C. to represent Connecticut's Third District.

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro, who represents New Haven in the House of Representatives, retained her congressional seat by a wide margin Tuesday, beating out motivational speaker Wayne Winsley with 9 percent of precincts reporting at 9:05 p.m. DeLauro first arrived in Congress in 1991 after working as the chief of staff for former Senator Chris Dodd »

City | 4:51 pm | November 6, 2012 | By Yale Daily News

UPDATED: Election Day Dispatches

Outside the Boston Convention Center at roughly 7 p.m. on Election Night. Photo by Cynthia Hua.

Read some on-the-ground dispatches from Chicago, Ill.; Boston, Mass; and New Haven, Conn. as the News covers Election Day 2012. NEW HAVEN 11:18 p.m. — Students studying in Bass Library hear a message over the loudspeaker: “May I have your attention, please? The president has been re-elected.” CHICAGO 11:18 p.m. — After a bitterly-fought campaign »

City | 12:42 pm | November 6, 2012 | By Isaac Stanley-Becker

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown ’74 dances to Jay-Z

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown '74

Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown ’74 was caught on tape Monday dancing to Jay-Z’s “On to the Next One” at a campaign rally for President Barack Obama in the bellwether state of Ohio. The rally, which was one of the president’s last stops before he headed home to Chicago for Election Day, took place at the »

City | 12:20 pm | November 6, 2012 | By Lavinia Borzi

Number of registered voters in New Haven soars

Yale students wait to vote in the 2011 elections. High voter turnout in New Haven can impact this year’s Senate race..

On Election Day, New Haven voters are stepping up and taking an active part in this historic day. As of Monday night, voter registration in New Haven had reached a record-breaking 71,371, marking the first time in years that there have been more than 70,000 active voters in the Elm City, according to a press »

City | 11:43 pm | November 5, 2012 | By Eric Xiao

Roundup: Conn. Senate Endorsements

Chris Murphy speaks to Yalies on Old Campus.

With the Connecticut Senate race drawing to a close, U.S. Representative Chris Murphy (D) and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Linda McMahon (R) are both looking to fill retiring Senator Joe Lieberman’s ’64 LAW ’67 seat. Here’s a look at some of the endorsements for each candidate as Connecticut prepares for Election Day: For »