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Results from the Tuesday April 2nd Presidential Primary

Stratford Registrar’s Office

In order to vote in the Presidential Primary you had to be affiliated with a party.

Registered Democrats could vote for President Biden, U.S. Representative Dean Phillips, progressive political commentator Cenk Uygur, or self-help author Marianne Williamson.

Stratford Democrat Vote Tally:

  • Joe Biden: 624
  • Uncommitted: 78
  • Marianne Williamson: 13
  • Dean Phillips: 6
  • Cenk Uygur: 4

On the Republican ballot were Trump, former South Carolina Governor and United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis, and pastor and businessman Ryan Lee Binkley.

Stratford Republican Votes:

  • Donald J. Trump: 469
  • Nikki Haley: 66
  • Uncommitted: 18
  • Ron DeSantis: 14
  • Ryan Binkley: 1

Turnout is typically low during primaries, and both the Democratic and Republican nominations were already clinched weeks ago, which, with the rain, wind, and cold, contributed to a low voter turnout.

Secretary of the State Stephanie Thomas said her bigger concern was the opportunity to test early voting, which drew 17,000 voters across four days last week.  That’s out of more than 1.2 million eligible Democratic and Republican voters, but Thomas said it was enough to see how early voting worked.

In Stratford 75 Democrats participated in Early Voting.  There was 34 Absentee ballots, and 1 overseas.  There was 12,881 Stratford Democrats eligible to vote.

Republican’s cast 75 early voting ballots and 34 absentee out of 6,323 eligible voters.

Statewide Connecticut Democrats votes:

  • Biden: 55,361
  • Uncommitted: 7,492
  • Williamson: 1,501
  • Phillips: 580
  • Uygur: 316

Statewide Connecticut Republican votes:

  • Trump 34,187
  • Haley: 6,128
  • Uncommitted: 2,126
  • DeSantis: 1,257
  • Binkley: 212

Connecticut will be sending 28 delegates to the 2024 Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, July 15-18, and 74 delegates to the 2024 Democratic National Convention in Chicago on Aug. 19-23.

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