In Connecticut's statewide Republican primary last week, just 20 percent of eligible voters in Connecticut showed up at the polls. The overall low turnout raises some questions about what could be done differently.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley, center, speaks to supporters as his wife Leslie, right, looks on after defeating John McKinney in the Republican primary for Connecticut governor, Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, in Waterbury, Conn.
Connecticut Democrats endorsed Governor Dannel Malloy to run for a second term and state Republicans endorsed their 2010 candidate Greenwich businessman Tom Foley to challenge Malloy again. But the stage is not quite set for a rematch.
In Tuesday’s primary election, Suffolk County voters will be choosing candidates for November's general election. The most watched primary is for District Attorney where Tom Spota is being challenged for the first time since he won office in 2001.
Tuesday is primary day in cities and towns across Connecticut and Suffolk County.
In Connecticut, 21 cities and towns are holding primaries. Among them, Democrats have mayoral primaries in New Haven, Stamford, East Haven, West Haven, Stratford, Norwich, and Norwalk. There’s a contentious Democratic primary in Bridgeport for Board of Education. Republicans also have primaries for First Selectman in Bethel, Killingworth, and Woodbury.