Power Promised to all CT Polling Places

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    PASADENA, CA - MAY 19: A sheet of voter stickers is seen inside Fire Station 38, as people go to the polls for a special election called by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and lawmakers to decide on statewide budget-balancing ballot propositions on May 19, 2009 in Pasadena, California. The governor says that a passage of the suite of measures is crucial to repairing the state budget crisis. The initiatives were put forth to voters after a drawn-out battle between politicians to solve the deficit which has resulted in painful cuts to education and services and the loss of thousands of jobs. The deficit is projected to hit $15.4 billion in the fiscal year that begins in July if voters pass the ballot measures. If not, the deficit will balloon to $21.3 billion, according to the governor´┐Żs office. Polls though indicate that Proposition 1F, which prohibits the governor, lawmakers and other state officials from getting pay raises any time the state has a budget deficit, is the only one of the six measures that appears to have enough support to pass. It is the 12th times in seven years that Californians have been faced with complex budget measures. Voter turnout is expected to be low. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

    Connecticut utility companies say all polling places in the state will have power on Election Day on Tuesday, although some might be running on generator power.

    Officials with Connecticut Light & Power Co. said Sunday that some polling places in New Canaan, Stamford and Greenwich remain without electricity in its coverage area in the southwestern part of the state.

    CL&P says it's working to restore power or install generators at those locations by Sunday night.

    In Guilford, all polling places are no online, said the First Selectman, Joseph S. Mazza. They are now running on regular power.

    A spokesman for United Illuminating says power has been restored at all 192 polling places in the Bridgeport and New Haven areas that the company serves.

    The two companies reported a combined 63,460 remaining outages Sunday, down from a peak of 625,000 after Superstorm Sandy.