It took a few days but the final results of Tuesday’s primary have been tallied by the Office of the Secretary of the State. That means we can start looking into what the results show, including the Republican results. Hillary Clinton garnered more primary votes than Bernie Sanders, but he won in 116 towns, outnumbering Clinton’s 53. Let’s split up the towns by type (urban, rural, and mixed) and see how each group of towns tended to voted.
Tuesday’s Connecticut presidential primary coincided with the premiere of the state’s new election center that allowed moderators at 800 polling stations to input results directly and the public to see those results in real time.
The latest quarterly report from the Federal Election Commission on individual contributions from Connecticut residents to presidential candidates has been released. Browse our database to see who and where donations came from.
While Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton has raised more money in Connecticut than any other candidate, her rival Bernie Sanders has beat her in fund-raising in 87 towns, while she has him beat in 78 towns.
Ad buys on behalf of Bernie Sanders have reached $770,000, according to station data filed with the Federal Communications Commission. Hillary Clinton’s campaign and other groups like “Hillary for America” have spent about half of that with $345,000.