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Vote Tuesday! Republican, Democratic Primaries Set For Aug. 14

Here's all the information you need to know about the Connecticut political primaries on Tuesday, including poll information, candidates and campaign party locations.

Registered Republicans and Democrats in Connecticut can vote in primaries in their respective parties on Tuesday, Aug. 14, for candidates running in state and federal elections.

Polls open across the state at 6 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.

at the on Monday. Applications received after this time will not be eligible to vote on Tuesday.

Poll Information*

District (Local//State) Polling Place Address 1//132 100 Mona Terrace 2//132, 133, 134 St. Pius X School 824 Brookside Drive 3//133, 134 1600 Redding Road 4//132, 133, 134 1115 Fairfield Woods Road 5//132, 133 60 Thompson Street 6//132 1115 Fairfield Woods Road 6//133 755 Melville Avenue 7//133, 134 190 Putting Green Road 8//132, 133, 134 200 Meadowcroft Road 9//132 785 Unquowa Road 10//132, 133 370 Beach Road

*Unsure of where to vote? Check the attached Fairfield Street List, locate your address, find out your district and match with the polling place.

U.S. Senate Primary

All Connecticut residents, either Republicans or Democrats, who vote in Tuesday's primary will choose between two candidates each in their respective parties for the open U.S. Senate race.

This is the seat currently held by U.S. Senator Joseph I. Lieberman, a former Democrat-turned-Independent who is retiring. 

Democrats

  • , current congressman from the Fifth District, the party's endorsed candidate and a Cheshire resident.

Republicans

  • Linda E. McMahon, a former CEO Of WWE, the party's endorsed candidate and Greenwich resident.
  • , former congressman from the 4th Congressional District in Fairfield County and a resident of Bridgeport.

132nd District Primary

Democrats

  • : Brand is a Fairfield resident and current member and former chair of the Board of Education. Brand has been endorsed by former State Rep. Thomas Drew and the Fairfield Democratic Town Committee.
  • : Coyner is a resident of the town's Pine Creek area. He served as a member of the Greenwich Representative Town Meeting before moving to Fairfield three years ago. He's currently works as a firefighter in Greenwich.

See the for more information on all of the candidates for the 2012 elections.

Where The Candidates Will Gather

The candidates will all rendevouz with their campaign staffs during Tuesday evening at hotels, restaurants and other venues, to watch as the vote returns from the primary are called in.

These campaign gatherings happen around the time the polls close, at 8 p.m., and supporters and local reporters will likely show up too.

Here’s a breakdown on where each candidate is expected to be after the votes are called in:

U.S. Senate

  • Murphy Campaign: Omni Hotel, 155 Temple St., New Haven
  • Bysiewicz Campaign: , 80 Harbor Drive, Middletown (Bysiewicz expected to address supporters at 8:30 p.m.)
  • McMahon Campaign: Hilton Stamford Hotel, 1 Stamford Place, Stamford
  • Shays Campaign: Campaign Headquarters, 2013 Main St., Stratford

132nd District

  • Brand Campaign: , 2070 Post Road, Fairfield
  • Coyner Campaign: , 48 Sanford Street, Fairfield

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