Connecticut elections

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

2012 Tri-State Voting Guide

With voting registration deadlines upon us, here is all you need to know about performing your civic duty this election season. CBSNewYork has compiled what you need to know to get you to the polls and voting smart.

CBS New York–10/16/2012

A polling location in Ridgefield, CT on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011 (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Conn. Secretary Of State Downplays Power Problems; Democrats Turn Things Around At Polls

A former police chief toppled the incumbent Waterbury mayor Tuesday night in one of Connecticut’s most closely watched elections.