Con­necti­cut law­mak­ers press for absen­tee bal­lot inves­ti­ga­tion into Sept. 12 inci­dent

Con­necti­cut law­mak­ers are call­ing for an inves­ti­ga­tion and changes in state elec­tion laws fol­low­ing alle­ga­tions of absen­tee bal­lot fraud in a may­oral elec­tion.
Fol­low­ing the Sept. 12 pri­ma­ry, John Gomes, a Demo­c­rat who chal­lenged incum­bent Bridge­port May­or Joe Gan­im, released video footage show­ing a woman deposit­ing absen­tee bal­lots into a drop­box a week before the elec­tion. Gomes lost to Gan­im by 251 mail-in or absen­tee votes despite beat­ing him at the polls, accord­ing to the elec­tion results.
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Gomes’ cam­paign has filed a com­plaint with the state Elec­tions Enforce­ment Com­mis­sion as well as a law­suit ask­ing a state Supe­ri­or Court judge to pre­vent the cer­ti­fi­ca­tion of last Tues­day’s pri­ma­ry results and order a new elec­tion.
But the grow­ing scan­dal has prompt­ed Con­necti­cut’s top elect­ed offi­cials to call for inves­ti­ga­tions, changes in state elec­tions laws, an …