Thomas Birmingham
Staff Reporter
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New city data continues to show disparities in COVID-19 rates for Black residents

After a spike in COVID-19 cases in recent weeks, as well as gaps in data that have made it harder to analyze this new wave […]

Community, city leaders continue calls for increased financial contribution from Yale

According to Yale’s Office of New Haven Relations, the Elm City has a lot to be thankful for. On the office’s “About Yale and New […]

Down-ballot Democrats continue streak of dominant wins in New Haven

Unofficial results from the Connecticut Secretary of State indicate that the two third-party candidates for the New Haven registrar of voters have failed to reach […]

COVID-19 positive election worker sidelines city clerk’s staff amid ongoing ballot count

For weeks, New Haven City Clerk Michael Smart’s office has been solidifying its preparations to handle the historic volume of absentee ballots this election cycle. […]

Winfield wins out in re-election bid

Incumbent State Senator Gary Winfield, representing the 10th district, was elected to a fifth term on Tuesday night. The New Haven Independent called the race, […]

Looney handily wins a 15th term as Connecticut State Senator

At 10 p.m. on Tuesday, incumbent State Senator Martin Looney, representing the 11th district, won his 15th term. The New Haven Register called the race. […]

DeLauro triumphs in fight to keep congressional seat

Incumbent Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) won reelection to the U.S. House of Representatives for her 16th term.  DeLauro claimed victory at 11 p.m. on Tuesday […]

Despite hiccups, election day running much smoother than 2018, officials report

For Ella Manning, Election Day started at 4:30 a.m. She arrived at the Ives Main Branch of the New Haven Free Public Library, or NHFPL, […]

New Haven prepares to process absentee ballots amid unprecedented conditions

City polling sites information contradicts state authorities, generating voter confusion

City clerk announces curbside absentee ballot voting following complaints, ballot requests

After multiple reports of voters receiving the wrong ballots and other problems with mail-in voting, City Clerk Michael Smart announced Tuesday that his office will […]